Complete Genomics has sequenced the whole genomes of 600 individuals from 20 Mexican-American families from San Antonio to try and identify variants involved in type 2 diabetes.

The project is being done as part of the Type 2 Diabetes Genetic Exploration by Next-Generation Sequencing in Multi-Ethnic Samples, or T2D-GENES, consortium, and is funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

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