Type of Cell Proves to Be Highly Significant in Genetic Studies

December 17, 2009

Choosing the right cell type is particularly important in genetic studies. This is apparent from research published on 16 October in PLoS Genetics. Dutch researcher Alice Gerrits has shown how variations in the genome can influence the activity of genes. This effect was found to be strongly dependent on the cell type in which these genes were active.

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/12/091215160855.htm

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