NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genomic data firm Global Gene has partnered with the Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC) to sequence Indian populations in order to uncover the role of genetic variation in human biology and disease.

According to Global Gene, the partners will sequence the exomes of people from the Indian subcontinent in order to gain insights into allelic architecture and certain undisclosed diseases. Data generated under the alliance will also be paired with de-identified medical records from volunteers.

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