Genomes and Genes

Species

Rui M B Maciel

Summary

Country: Brazil

Publications

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    Martins Costa M, Cunha L, Lindsey S, Camacho C, Dotto R, Furuzawa G, et al. M918V RET mutation causes familial medullary thyroid carcinoma: study of 8 affected kindreds. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2016;23:909-920 pubmed
    ..We suggest that M918V MTC should be clinically considered an American Thyroid Association (ATA) moderate-risk category. ..
  2. Cunha L, Lindsey S, França M, Sarika L, Papathoma A, Kunii I, et al. Evidence for the founder effect of RET533 as the common Greek and Brazilian ancestor spreading multiple endocrine neoplasia 2A. Eur J Endocrinol. 2017;176:515-519 pubmed publisher
    ..Due to historical reasons, we speculate that the more plausible explanation for the origin of this mutation is in Greece. ..