NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In BMC Genetics, researchers from the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders describe the approach that they used to find two quantitative trait loci involved in a form of high frequency hearing loss called presbycusis in a mouse model.

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