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Short cut to disease genes

There are thousands of inherited human diseases. For the most part, the genes that are mutated in these diseases are unknown. But a new approach could save time and effort in identifying the genes responsible.

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Figure 1: Serial analysis of gene expression (SAGE) in the retina, as carried out by Cepko and colleagues1.


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Wright, A., Van Heyningen, V. Short cut to disease genes. Nature 414, 705–706 (2001).

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