NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genetic variants influencing disease risk are more likely to occur in differentially expressed genes, according to a team of researchers who have developed a tool, dubbed functionally interpolating SNPs, or fitSNPs, for prioritizing candidate loci discovered during genome-wide association studies.
 

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