Biomics Group Studying Genetic Changes of Basque Diaspora | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Biomics Group at the University of the Basque Country has obtained results from a study it is conducting into genetic changes of the Basque population living abroad.

Based on these results, the researchers now plan to study how these genetic changes may correlate with obesity and other diseases, and to further study genetic changes in Basque DNA in other regions where the Basques have migrated.

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