Genomics In The Journals | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Through a genome-wide association study, researchers identified two candidate genes for susceptibility to nonsyndromic sagittal craniosynostosis, which they reported in an advance online article in Nature Genetics this week. Craniosynostosis occurs when the bones of the skull fuse too early during human development, leading to neurological and visual problems as well as learning disabilities due to ensuing brain compression.

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