GnomAD Resource Introduced at ASHG Meeting, Doubles ExAC Dataset | GenomeWeb

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (GenomeWeb) – Building on the success of the Exome Aggregation Consortium (ExAC) dataset, members of the same research team have established a collection that contains roughly twice as many exomes as the version of ExAC released to the public two years ago, analyzed alongside more than 15,000 whole-genome sequences.

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