National Center for Biotechnology Information representatives report on a publicly available resource for scrutinizing ties between a given variant in the human genome and potential phenotypic effects. That database — ClinVar — is linked to other variant and phenotypic databases, the team says, and includes information on variants deemed medically important from past studies, their apparent effects, data behind the proposed relationships, and so on.

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