Friday, 24 December 2010

Exome sequencing reveals mutations in previously unconsidered candidate genes

Excerpted from Bio-IT World 

December 20, 2010 | Doctors at the Medical College in Wisconsin have published in the journal Genetics and Medicine the results of exome sequencing in a seriously ill boy with undiagnosed bowel disease. The study (using 454 sequencing) revealed mutations in a gene called XIAP, which interestingly was not previously considered among more than 2,000 candidate genes before the DNA sequencing was performed. full article

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