NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In an illustration of the benefits of large-scale population sequencing, researchers involved with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Exome Sequencing Project, along with researches from the UK10K project to sequence 10,000 individuals, have identified a rare variant associated with lower blood levels of triglycerides.

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