Lau Links Genes to the Crime Scene

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Lau is isolating genes that may increase the susceptibility of mice to chemically induced kidney cancers.

Eker rats develop tumors when their kidneys metabolize toxic hydroquinone.

Some humans have a similar gene, which may increase their susceptibility to kidney cancer.

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Long Description: Eker rats develop tumors when their kidneys metabolize toxic hydroquinone. Some humans have a similar gene, which may increase their susceptibility to kidney cancer.

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