An exome sequencing study of 81 volunteers has shed light into how the technology could be rolled out as an adult disease risk screening test.

Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas Health Science Center performed exome sequencing on 81 business executives to see whether the technology would be useful in identifying pathogenic variants for adult-onset diseases, or alert volunteers of familial genetic disease or carrier status.

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