Contact: Mr. Jamie Abel
Ohio Supercomputer Center
Caption: This illustration depicts how cancer-causing genes or disrupting cancer-suppressing genes can be amplified or disrupted when human papillomavirus is inserted into human DNA. This havoc creates chromosomal instability, a hallmark of cancer development, according to a recent study led by David Symer, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular virology, immunology and medical genetics at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center -- Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute.
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