Scientists identify key genetic factor that keeps moles from turning into melanoma

5 agosto 2015

Moles are benign tumors found on the skin of almost every adult. Scientists have known for years that a mutation in the BRAF gene makes them start growing, but until now haven’t understood why they stop. Now, researchers have identified a major genetic factor that keeps moles in their usual non-cancerous, no-growth state.img src=»″ height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/