The genetic culprits that contribute to common diseases remain at large, despite dedicated sleuthing by many laboratories. A new study evaluates the power of genome-wide searches for variants acting in combination, with results that are both unexpected and encouraging.
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Daly, M., Altshuler, D. Partners in crime. Nat Genet 37, 337–338 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1038/ng0405-337
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