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The ACMG/AMP reputable source criteria for the interpretation of sequence variants

Genetics in Medicinevolume 20pages16871688 (2018) | Download Citation


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  1. Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

    • Leslie G Biesecker MD
  2. Partners HealthCare Laboratory for Molecular Medicine and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    • Steven M Harrison PhD


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    L.G.B. is an uncompensated adviser for Illumina. S.M.H. declares no conflict of interest.

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