Don't Keep it to Yourself | GenomeWeb

In an editorial, Nature says that sharing information on genetic variants discovered through clinical sequencing will be the key to progress in the field.

"With so many sequencing projects under way, clinicians are always eager to know whether a variant has been observed in patients at other institutions," the editorial points out. "Yet there is currently no quick, reliable, or convenient way to spread this information."

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