NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, researchers involved in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's GO Exome Sequencing Project report on the extreme phenotype-based strategy that they used to find genetic variants mediating Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection risk in individuals with cystic fibrosis.

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