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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Scientists in the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium 2 will use Illumina’s Infinium HD BeadChips in a large-scale project to identify genetic variants linked to a number of diseases, including multiple sclerosis, schizophrenia, and asthma, the company said today.
 
Illumina said the Wellcome Trust-funded initiative, which comprises the WTCCC2 and 12 independent consortia, will analyze 90,000 DNA samples for both SNPs and copy number variants.
 

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