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Genomics reveals a simple cause for newborns’ complex illness

Embryonic forelimbs and hindlimbs of mouse embryos with various mutations.

The paws of embryonic mice with a standard copy of the Wls gene (top left and top middle) have five full toes, whereas those with mutations in the gene have truncated or missing digits. Credit: G. Chai et al./N. Engl. J. Med

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Nature 598, 10 (2021)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-02641-0

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    Chai, G. et al. N. Engl. J. Med. 385, 1292–12301 (2021).

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