• 1
    Nathanson KL, Weber BL. “Other” breast cancer susceptibility genes: searching for more holy grail. Hum Mol Genet 2001;10: 71520.
  • 2
    Rahman N, Teare MD, Seal S, Renard H, Mangion J, Cour C, Thompson D, Shugart Y, Eccles D, Devilee P, Meijers H, Nathanson KL, et al. Absence of evidence for a familial breast cancer susceptibility gene at chromosome 8p12-p22. Oncogene 2000;19: 41703.
  • 3
    Shugart YY, Cour C, Renard H, Lenoir G, Goldgar D, Teare D, Easton D, Rahman N, Gusterton R, Seal S, Barfoot R, Stratton M, et al. Linkage analysis of 56 multiplex families excludes the Cowden disease gene PTEN as a major contributor to familial breast cancer. J Med Genet 1999;36: 7201.
  • 4
    Thompson D, Szabo CI, Mangion J, Oldenburg RA, Odefrey F, Seal S, Barfoot R, Kroeze-Jansema K, Teare D, Rahman N, Renard H, Mann G, et al. Evaluation of linkage of breast cancer to the putative BRCA3 locus on chromosome 13q21 in 128 multiple case families from the Breast Cancer Linkage Consortium. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2002;99: 82731.
  • 5
    Schild D, Lio Y-Ch, Collins DW, Tsomondo T, Chen D. Evidence for simultaneous protein interactions between human Rad51 paralogs. J Biol Chem 2000;275: 164439.
  • 6
    Cantor SB, Bell DW, Ganesan S, Kass EM, Drapkin R, Grossman S, Wahrer DCR, Sgroi DC, Lane WS, Haber DA, Livingston DM. BACH1, a novel helicase-like protein, interacts directly with BRCA1 and contributes to its DNA repair function. Cell 2001;105: 14960.
  • 7
    Luo L, Lei H, Du Q, von Wachenfeldt A, Kockum I, Luthman H, Vorechovsky I, Lindblom A. No mutations in the BACH1 gene in BRCA1 and BRCA2 negative breast-cancer families linked to 17g22. Int J Cancer 2002;98: 6389.
  • 8
    The CHEK2-Breast Cancer Consortium. Low-penetrance susceptibility to breast cancer due to CHEK2*1100delC in noncarriers of BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations. Nat Genet 2002;31: 559.
  • 9
    Raffi S, O′Regan P, Xinarianos G, Azmy I, Stephenson T, Reed M, Meuth M, Thacker J, Cox A. A potential role for the XRCC2 R188H polymorphic site in DNA-damage repair and breast cancer. Hum Mol Genet 2002;11: 143338.
  • 10
    Osorio A, Barroso A, Martínez B, Cebrián A, San Román JM, Lobo P, Robledo M, Benítez J. Molecular analysis of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes in 32 Spanish families with breast and ovarian cancer. Br J Cancer 2000; 82: 126670.
  • 11
    de la Hoya, Pérez-SeguraP, Van Orsow N, Díaz-Rubio E, Caldés T. Spanish family study on hereditary breast and/or ovarian cancer: analysis of the BRCA1 gene. Int J Cancer 2001; 91: 13740.
  • 12
    O′Regan P, Wilson C, Townsend S, Thacker J. XRCC2 is a nuclear RAD51-like protei, required for damage-dependent RAD51 focus formation without the need for ATP-binding. J Biol Chem 2002;276: 2214853.
  • 13
    Vlassi M, Cesareni G, Kokkinidis M, NCSR “Demokritos”, Ag Paraskevi Attikis, Athens, GR-15130, Greece. A correlation between the loss of hidrofobic core packing interactions and protein stability. J Mol Biol 1999;285: 81727.
  • 14
    Buckle AM, Henrick K, Fersht AR. Crystal structural analysis of mutations in the hidrophobic cores of barnase. J Mol Biol 1993;234: 84760.
  • 15
    Kuschel B, Auranen A, McBride S, Novik KL, Antoniou A, Lipscombe JM, Day NE, Easton DF, Ponder BAJ, Pharoah PDP, Dunning A. Variants in DNA double-strand break repair genes and breast cancer susceptibility. Hum Mol Genet 2002: 11: 13991407.