This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Genetics, two independent research groups of researchers report on the use of genome-wide association analyses to identify new loci associated with the rare immune condition Behcet's disease and the eye condition central corneal thickness, respectively. In the first study, nearly 800,000 single-nucleotide polymorphisms with imputed genotypes in 1,200 Turkish Behcet's disease patients were analyzed in comparison to roughly 1,200 controls.

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