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Test Name: PTEN Gene Comprehensive Analysis
Compliance:LDT, ASR
Test Description:PTEN, a protein tyrosine phosphatase with homology to tensin, is a tumor-suppressor gene on chromosome 10q23. Germ-line mutations in PTEN are responsible for Cowden disease (CD). Cowden syndrome is a rare genetic condition, which can cause a variety of non-cancerous growths, such as fibrocystic breasts, thyroid nodules and goiters, uterine fibroids and polyps in the intestines.
Methodology:PCR-Sanger sequencing analysis and Deletion/Duplication analysis of PTEN gene
Gene Name:PTEN
Protein Name:Phosphatidylinositol-3,4,5-trisphosphate 3-phosphatase and dual-specificity protein phosphatase PTEN
Specimen Requirements:3-5 mL EDTA-blood
Storage Condition:Room Temperature
Turn Around Time:14-21 working days
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