A guide to BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations in hereditary breast and ovarian cancer
Understanding BRCA Mutations and Risk
The Role of BRCA1 in Cancer
BRCA Genes and Breast Cancer
BRCA1 and BRCA1 are a human gene and its protein product, respectively. The official symbol and the official name are maintained by the HGNC. Orthologs, styled Brca1 and Brca1, are common in other mammalian species. BRCA1 is a human tumor suppressor gene, found in all humans; its protein, also called by the synonym breast cancer type 1 susceptibility protein, is responsible for repairing DNA.