NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Institute for Systems Biology and Complete Genomics said today that they are conducting a joint large-scale human genome sequencing study of Huntington's disease.

Under the partnership, Complete Genomics will sequence for ISB 100 genomes from Huntington's disease patients, family members, and matched controls to study modifiers of disease presentation and progression.

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