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Sequencing genomes: from individuals to populations.

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The whole genome sequences of Jim Watson and Craig Venter are early examples of personalized genomics, which promises to change how we approach healthcare in the future. Before personal sequencing can have practical medical benefits, however, and before it should be advocated for implementation at the population-scale, there needs to be a better understanding of which genetic variants influence which traits and how their effects are modified by epigenetic factors. Nonetheless, for forging lin...

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10.1093/bfgp/elp040

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, WTC Human Genetics
Journal:
Briefings in functional genomics and proteomics
Volume:
8
Issue:
5
Pages:
367-378
Publication date:
2009-09-05
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EISSN:
1477-4062
ISSN:
1473-9550
URN:
uuid:3d0a2c76-1bb5-47d8-8018-9a1626a0ec4c
Source identifiers:
34919
Local pid:
pubs:34919

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