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Regulation of BRCA1 expression and its relationship to sporadic breast cancer

Overview of attention for article published in Breast Cancer Research, December 2002
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Title
Regulation of BRCA1 expression and its relationship to sporadic breast cancer
Published in
Breast Cancer Research, December 2002
DOI 10.1186/bcr557
Pubmed ID
Authors

Christopher R Mueller, Calvin D Roskelley

Abstract

Germ-line mutations in the BRCA1 tumour suppressor gene contribute to familial breast tumour formation, but there is no evidence for direct mutation of the BRCA1 gene in the sporadic form of the disease. In contrast, decreased expression of the BRCA1 gene has been shown to be common in sporadic tumours, and the magnitude of the decrease correlates with disease progression. BRCA1 expression is also tightly regulated during normal breast development. Determining how these developmental regulators of BRCA1 expression are co-opted during breast tumourigenesis could lead to a better understanding of sporadic breast cancer aetiology and the generation of novel therapeutic strategies aimed at preventing sporadic breast tumour progression.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 82 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 1%
India 1 1%
Belgium 1 1%
Australia 1 1%
Unknown 78 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 23%
Researcher 19 23%
Student > Bachelor 15 18%
Student > Master 11 13%
Professor > Associate Professor 3 4%
Other 7 9%
Unknown 8 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 34 41%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 25 30%
Medicine and Dentistry 8 10%
Chemistry 3 4%
Immunology and Microbiology 1 1%
Other 2 2%
Unknown 9 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 12 July 2021.
All research outputs
#6,997,836
of 21,560,923 outputs
Outputs from Breast Cancer Research
#848
of 1,841 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#119,235
of 375,847 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Breast Cancer Research
#9
of 13 outputs
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