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The heritability of Crohn's disease better understood

A University of Liege GIGA-Research Unit team has discovered new particular genetic mutations which influence hereditary predisposition to Crohn's disease, a chronic inflammatory disease of the bowel. The rare variants discovered ...

dateDec 17, 2010 in Genetics
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New genomic technique reveals obesity gene variants

Obesity is highly heritable, but so far genetic association studies have only explained a small fraction of this heritability. Now, in a study published in BioMed Central's open access journal Genome Biology, researchers have i ...

dateNov 29, 2010 in Genetics
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Genetic patterns rise from huge yeast samples

Princeton University scientists have developed a new way to identify the hidden genetic material responsible for complex traits, a breakthrough they believe ultimately could lead to a deeper understanding ...

dateApr 14, 2010 in Biotechnology
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