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A substantial genetic contributor to loss of Y chromosome and type 2 diabetes

Researchers have identified loss-of-function GIGYF1 variants that contribute more to the risk of loss of Y chromosome and type 2 […]

Differential DNA methylation contributes to risk of multiple sclerosis

A recent study has discovered differentially methylated genomic regions harbouring 4 loci associated with risk of multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis […]

Major depressive disorder and energy metabolism: diving deep with omics technology

Omics technologies have revealed molecular insights into the complex relationship between impaired energy metabolism and major depressive disorder. Major Depressive […]

Working to improve pipeline efficiency using genomics

Although the Food and Drug Administration approved a record number of novel therapeutics in 2020, only one drug out of […]

Penetrance in monogenic metabolic conditions

Researchers have used exome sequencing data from 77,184 individuals to generate penetrance estimates and assess the utility of polygenic variation […]

Understanding the role of genetic resistance in the UK ash tree population

This article was compiled from a recent webinar, delivered by Professor Richard Buggs and supported by Novogene, a genomic services […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Creatures of the night – the genetics of bats

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, the team take to the night skies with a closer look at the […]

Why people aged 105 and over live longer

Using whole-genome sequencing, researchers have explored the link between genetic variation and extreme longevity in people aged 105 and over. […]

New algorithm detects tumour weaknesses

A new study funded by Cancer Research UK and published in Nature Cancer has described a new algorithm – called […]

Exploration of the genetic effects of Chernobyl radiation

Two landmark studies have harnessed the power of cutting-edge genomic tools to investigate the health effects of exposure to ionising […]