COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY (GenomeWeb) – Researchers from the US and Finland have identified a small subset of regulatory signatures in skeletal muscle that coincide with the presence of type 2 diabetes traits.

At the Biology of Genomes meeting here yesterday, National Human Genome Research Institute researcher Stephen Parker presented findings from a regulatory analysis of type 2 diabetes traits done for the Finland United States Investigation of NIDDM Genetics (FUSION) study.

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