By Julia Karow

One year after teaming up with the Beyond Batten Disease Foundation to develop a genetic carrier screening test for severe recessive genetic disorders, researchers at the National Center for Genome Resources have chosen a panel of more than 400 diseases and have tested several DNA enrichment and sequencing platforms.

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