SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb) – Researchers from the Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center in Sunnyvale, California have shown that a CRISPR/Cas9-based capture enrichment technique, combined with sequencing on Pacific Biosciences' platform, can identify pathogenic repeat expansions, including slight differences in the expansions that can cause different phenotypes.

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