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Nature Genetics  36, S43 - S47 (2004)
Published online: ; | doi:10.1038/ng1439

Are medical and nonmedical uses of large-scale genomic markers conflating genetics and 'race'?

Charles N Rotimi

National Human Genome Center, College of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA.

Correspondence should be addressed to Charles N Rotimi crotimi@howard.edu
"...with each birth and each death we alter the genetic attributes of human populations and drawing a line around an ephemeral entity like a human race is an exercise in futility and idiocy." —Pat Shipman, The Evolution of Racism

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