NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In an analysis of nearly 70,000 women, researchers from the University of Cambridge and elsewhere have linked more than 40 regions of the genome to a woman's age at menopause.

Many of these regions are associated with DNA damage response genes, including BRCA1, as the researchers reported today in Nature Genetics.

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