How is a molecular polymorphism defined?
Article first published online: 7 FEB 2013
Copyright © 2013 American Cancer Society
Volume 119, Issue 9, page 1608, 1 May 2013
How to Cite
Schildgen, V. and Schildgen, O. (2013), How is a molecular polymorphism defined?. Cancer, 119: 1608. doi: 10.1002/cncr.27966
- Issue published online: 22 APR 2013
- Article first published online: 7 FEB 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 26 DEC 2012
- Manuscript Received: 21 DEC 2012
In this commentary, the authors address the question of how molecular polymorphisms are defined. Despite an overwhelming amount of literature reporting on single-nucleotide polymorphisms, there is still no harmonized definition of this term, which the authors believe is not acceptable in the area of personalized medicine.