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Caption: This image shows translocations involving chromosome 1 in a set of colon and rectal samples. The locations of the breakpoints leading to the translocation and circular representations of all rearrangements in tumors with a fusion are shown. The red line lines represent fusions, black lines indicate other rearrangements.
Credit: The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), National Cancer Institute
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