By Julia Karow

In one of the first examples of a study applying exome sequencing to common disease, researchers at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre in the Netherlands have found that a large fraction of currently unexplained mental retardation appears to be caused by rare de novo point mutations in protein-coding genes.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Browse our free articles
You can still register for access to our free content.

In a series of articles, medical journals debate the necessity of conflict-of-interest policies.

Irwin Rose, who won the 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation, has died.

In Cell this week: biobank of colorectal cancer organoids, ancient wolf genome analysis, and more.

With cloud computing becoming more attractive to researchers, Nature News offers some tips on how to get going.

Jul
14
Sponsored by
Agilent Technologies

This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.