Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, bring together individual transcriptome and genome sequence data as a means of uncovering previously unappreciated variation in transcript splicing patterns. Using data for 75 individuals, the team mapped each person's RNA sequence data onto his or her personal genome sequences, uncovering more than 500 splice site junctions that were specific to individuals.

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