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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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Event Review: COVID-19 – Evidence and limitations of genetics in relation to BAME groups 14 September 2020 Review
Expanded carrier screening: careful what you look for 14 September 2020 Comment
BRCA-associated breast cancer risk may be influenced by the woman's genome 7 September 2020 News
Infertility and early menopause linked to genetic mutations 7 September 2020 News
What should we be testing for in sperm and egg donors? 7 September 2020 Comment
'Single gene' condition risk influenced by genetic background 24 August 2020 News
Exome sequencing of newborns may not be as accurate as blood testing 17 August 2020 News
Gene helps explain higher stroke risk for black people 17 August 2020 News
Longer education may lower risk for people with Alzheimer's gene 10 August 2020 News
Rare genetic variant increases pain threshold during childbirth 27 July 2020 News
Gene variant implicated in Alzheimer's disease onset 29 June 2020 News
Severe COVID-19 linked to type A blood group and genetic variations 15 June 2020 News
Dementia gene linked to an increased susceptibility to severe COVID-19 1 June 2020 News
Genetic database gives insights into diseases and hope for Parkinson's 1 June 2020 News
Neanderthal gene increases fertility and reduces miscarriage 1 June 2020 News
Podcast Review: The Genetics Podcast - Patient powered research networks 18 May 2020 Review
Daughter loses Huntington's confidentiality case 2 March 2020 News
NHS DNA sequencing to speed up diagnosis of critically ill children 13 January 2020 News
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
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