• Hypermutation in children could be linked to the biological father receiving chemotherapy treatments

    6 days ago - By News Medical

    Some rare cases of higher genetic mutation rates in children, known as hypermutation, could be linked to the father receiving certain chemotherapy treatments, new research has found.
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  • Increased mutations in children can be traced back to mistakes in father's sperm

    6 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Researchers have traced the cause of increased numbers of mutations in children to a higher rate of random mutations in sperm cells of the biological father, associated with rare genetic defects in DNA repair or chemotherapy.
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