GWAS Yields New Loci Linked to Lung Function, Smoking Behavior | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers have discovered genetic variants that appear to influence a range of lung-related traits — from lung function and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) risk to smoking behavior.

The genome-wide association study, led by scientists at the University of London, the University of Leicester, and the University of Nottingham, was published online in Lancet Respiratory Medicine last night.

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