We have identified 4 cosmids at the SFTP2 locus by cDNA hybridization. SFTP2 was mapped using a polymorphic CA repeat and localized to 8p21 by FISH. Allele loss in carcinomas was detected using this PCR marker. Among 11 lung and colon tumors, 6 of 9 informative cases exhibited allelic loss.
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