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Current research reveals the importance of the silencing of suppressor gene by promoter methylation on tumors. DNMT1/DNMT3b encoded methyltransferase is a key molecule responsible for the methylation of suppressor genes (43). RERb2, retinoic acid receptor gene silenced by methylation (48), which causes acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) or acute myeloid leukemia (AML), has been confirmed in experimental models. In addition, cases of colon, lung, lym-phoma,, and breast cancer with a high percentage of methylation have been reported.
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