By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A combination of rare and dominant negative common genetic variants contribute to a condition called Bardet-Biedl syndrome, according to a new study that relied on a zebrafish model system and cell culture experiments to sift through more than 100 potential disease alleles.

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