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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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Largest-ever African genome study may give disease insights 4 November 2019 News
Mother takes legal action against sperm bank for her child's dwarfism 4 November 2019 News
New 'prime' genome editing offers promise 28 October 2019 News
Study suggests 'gene drain' from Britain's industrial areas 28 October 2019 News
Health reports from direct-to-consumer genetic tests 'woefully incomplete' 21 October 2019 News
Post-traumatic stress disorder has genetic component 14 October 2019 News
Study finds 44 genes linked to hearing loss 30 September 2019 News
DNA mutation lets some people live healthily on less sleep 2 September 2019 News
Anorexia linked to genetics, suggests study 22 July 2019 News
What can healthy individuals learn from getting their genomes sequenced? 1 July 2019 Comment
First gene linked to cannabis addiction found 24 June 2019 News
Prostate cancer gene mutation raises risk of death by threefold 13 May 2019 News
How should we use genomic data in assisted reproduction? 7 May 2019 Comment
Woman with rare genes feels no pain 1 April 2019 News
Genetic link to 'happy marriage' discovered 4 March 2019 News
FDA approves consumer genetic test for colorectal cancer risk 28 January 2019 News
Slimness may be 'in the genes', suggests study 28 January 2019 News
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
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