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To uncover the cause of sudden death in a cohort of 350 infants and young children, investigators from Baylor College of Medicine and the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences turned to a custom exon capture array targeting some five dozen genes coupled with next-generation sequencing. The genes targeted were selected because of their involvement in diseases — both cardiac and non-cardiac diseases — linked to sudden death.

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