NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Researchers have sequenced the DNA of 15 mouse strains that are commonly used in biomedical research, the National Institutes of Health said today.
 
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences contracted Perlegen Sciences to complete the work, which has produced data that will "help researchers better understand what makes some individuals more susceptible than others to certain diseases," NIEHS said in a statement
 

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In Genome Research this week: inversion variants mapped in human, non-human primate genomes; transcriptome profiling of maize, sorghum; and more.

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