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Genetic variant

A relatively common alternative version of the DNA sequence in a gene, that by itself does not cause a single gene disorder.

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Genome study could offer DNA test to predict life expectancy 21 January 2019 News
Podcast Review: 'Genetics Unzipped' by the Genetics Society 21 January 2019 Review
First genes linked to ADHD discovered 3 December 2018 News
Podcast Review: Mike Stratton and cancer genes - The Life Scientific (BBC Radio 4) 3 December 2018 Review
Multiple genes implicated in suicide by family genome study 26 November 2018 News
Genetics study reveals how obesity can cause depression 19 November 2018 News
Tea or coffee preference may be down to your genes 19 November 2018 News
FDA approves DNA test for predicting drug effectiveness – if it carries warnings 5 November 2018 News
Bring on the bots: Chatbots will make genetic counselling services more accessible 22 October 2018 Comment
Genome editing treats inherited liver disease PKU in mice 22 October 2018 News
£40 gene test could predict heart disease risk 15 October 2018 News
Whose genome is it anyway? Big Data and your DNA 15 October 2018 Comment
Cancer-related gene variations often reclassified, shows study 1 October 2018 News
Genome editing key gene gives breast cancer insights 17 September 2018 News
Risks of common diseases predicted from UK BioBank data 20 August 2018 News
CRISPR editing human embryos - did it work or not? 13 August 2018 News
Why it's time to define serious and significant genetic conditions 6 August 2018 Comment
Genetic patterns linked to time in education discovered 30 July 2018 News
Genetics of success revealed by large study 16 July 2018 News
Genetic link between obesity and loneliness discovered 9 July 2018 News
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