RAD51 135G>C Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
and Risk of Breast Cancer in Selected Filipino Cases


Gabriel Phillip Ragudo1,2, Beatriz Soneth Pureza1,2, Denise Anne Rimando1,2,
Mikael Remus Manrique1,2, Teresa Sy Ortin4,5, Kin Israel Notarte2,4*,
and Pia Marie Albano1,2,3

1Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science
2Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, Research Center for the Natural and Applied Sciences
3The Graduate School; 4Faculty of Medicine and Surgery; 5Benavides Cancer Institute
University of Santo Tomas, España 1015 Manila, Philippines

Keywords: BRCA genes, breast cancer, Filipinos,
passive smoking, PCR-RFLP, RAD51 135G>C