This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, University of Oxford-led researchers report the use of low-coverage whole-genome sequencing to identify two genetic variants associated with major depressive disorder. With broader studies failing to find robustly replicated variants associated with the condition, the investigators narrowed their sample pool to roughly 5,300 Han Chinese women with major depressive disorder.

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