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Genome sequencing to be performed in Pakistani and Blangadeshi residents in London

On 13th March this year, it was announced that one hundred thousand people in London were to have their genomes sequenced.The genome sequencing study is aimed at comparing the “exomes ” of Pakistani and Bangladeshi residents in London with their medical records, in order to determine genetic variants particularly linked to these populations, especially those that relate to heart disease and type 2 diabetes. The investigators also want to study the effects produced by mutations that inactivate paternal and maternal copies of genes (Nature/ SevenDays. 13/19- march, 2015).

La entrada Genome sequencing to be performed in Pakistani and Blangadeshi residents in London aparece primero en Observatorio de Bioética, UCV.

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