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[bioRxiv] Genome-wide Segregation of Single Nucleotide and Structural Variants into Single Leukemia


We present a new approach for determining comprehensive variant profiles of single cells using a microfluidic amplicon-based strategy. This method can be used to reconstruct the clonal architecture and mutational history of a malignancy using all classes and sizes of single nucleotide and structural variants, providing insights into the temporal changes in mutational classes and processes that led to the development of a cancer. Using this approach, we interrogated single cells from a patient with leukemia, determining that processes producing structural variation preceded single nucleotides changes in the development of that malignancy.

John Easton, Veronica Gonzalez-Pena, Donald Yergeau, Xiaotu Ma, View ORCID ProfileCharles Gawad

doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/117663

Link: http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2017/03/16/117663

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