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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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Obituary: Professor Richard Lewontin, geneticist and evolutionary biologist 2 August 2021 News
Rare hereditary gene mutations pose a significant risk of autism 2 August 2021 News
Regulating genomics – the next decade 19 July 2021 Comment
Gene carried by one in 3000 men increases risk of type 2 diabetes 12 July 2021 News
Genes drive sexual and reproductive behaviour 12 July 2021 News
Genetic variant discovered that protects against obesity 12 July 2021 News
Webinar Review: Neonatal testing for rare diseases – The power of knowing 5 July 2021 Review
A matter of diagnosis... and why diagnosis matters 28 June 2021 Comment
Noncoding genome sheds light on developmental disorders 7 June 2021 News
NHS launches polygenic scores pilot to calculate heart disease risk 29 March 2021 News
Daytime napping is partly regulated by your genes 8 March 2021 News
Newlywed's satisfaction may be linked to a genetic variant 1 March 2021 News
Neanderthal genes also decrease the risk of severe COVID-19 22 February 2021 News
Sperm use poison to disable competitors 8 February 2021 News
Genetic basis discovered for the higher risk of prostate cancer in black men 11 January 2021 News
Human egg cells are often genetically abnormal 14 December 2020 News
New rapid genome sequencing to trace COVID-19 14 December 2020 News
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
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