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Human genetics

Variants in common diseases

Most common diseases arise from interaction between multiple genetic variations and factors such as diet. Studies of such diseases that exploit the rich data on variation in the human genome are just beginning.

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Freimer, N., Sabatti, C. Variants in common diseases. Nature 445, 828–829 (2007).

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