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In PLOS Genetics, members of two large consortia describe an alternatively spliced form of the FBXO38 gene that appears to contribute to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Using a combination of RNA sequencing and COPD risk SNP results from prior genome-wide association studies, the researchers searched for COPD associations involving alternative splicing quantitative trait loci (sQTL).

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