Riken Researchers Sequence First Japanese Genome, Move into Cancer Sequencing Project

When the researchers compared the genome of the Japanese individual to six previously reported genomes, they found an excess of rare variants that appeared to affect gene function, including singleton nonsense and nonsynonymous single nucleotide variations as well as SNVs in conserved non-coding regions.

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