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Bowel Disease Group Will Use Illumina's BeadChip for IBD Study

The NIDDK Inflammatory Bowel Disease Genetics Consortium will use Illumina's Sentrix HumanHap300 BeadChips and Infinium assay reagents for a genome-wide study, Illumina said last week.

The consortium will genotype over 2,000 case-control samples to help identify genetic variants that increase susceptibility to Crohn's disease.

One thousand control individuals will be typed as part of the study, and the control genotypes will be made available to the scientific community.

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