Decode-led Team Sequences Thousands of Icelandic Genomes | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Icelandic population, long valued by geneticists due to its homogeneity and the country's extensive genealogical records, has become an even more robust research resource with the completion of whole-genome sequences for thousands of Icelanders.

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