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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School used data from nearly 380,000 participants in the UK Biobank (UKB) to assess the pathogenicity and penetrance of putatively clinically important rare genetic variants, finding that studying these variants in large populations was key to refining their understanding of them.

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