NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genetic factors that contribute to a highly heritable developmental condition called Hirschsprung's disease include a complex suite of risk variants, ranging from common polymorphisms in non-coding elements to rarer coding variants and copy number variants (CNVs), according to new research from investigators at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Washington, the Broad Institute, and New York University.
"In our study, we found that the risk of the complex phenotype...
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The error: ‘Jalal Abdolali Zade’
Should instead read: ‘Jalal Abdolalizadeh’
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