BRAF pseudogene and cancer development

April 17, 2015

BRAF #Pseudogene Functions as a Competitive Endogenous RNA; [Shows it] induces Lymphoma [after alteration, in mice]
http://www.cell.com/cell/abstract/S0092-8674(15)00244-5

Cell. 2015 Apr 9;161(2):319-32. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2015.02.043. Epub 2015 Apr 2.

Karreth FA1, Reschke M1, Ruocco A1, Ng C1, Chapuy B2, Léopold V1, Sjoberg M3, Keane TM3, Verma A4, Ala U1, Tay Y1, Wu D5, Seitzer N1, Velasco-Herrera Mdel C3, Bothmer A1, Fung J1, Langellotto F6, Rodig SJ7, Elemento O4, Shipp MA2, Adams DJ3, Chiarle R8, Pandolfi PP9.

Abstract
Research over the past decade has suggested important roles for pseudogenes in physiology and disease. In vitro experiments
demonstrated that pseudogenes contribute….