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In Science this week, collaborators from Amgen's DeCode Genetics and Reykjavik University report a high-resolution map of human genetic recombination using more than 28,000 whole-genome sequences from parent-child pairs. Using the map, which has a resolution of 682 base pairs, the investigators identified more than 4.5 million crossover recombinations and more than 200,000 de novo mutations (DNMs).

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