TITLE

Whole-genome sequencing in health care

AUTHOR(S)
van El, Carla G; Cornel, Martina C; Borry, Pascal; Hastings, Ros J; Fellmann, Florence; Hodgson, Shirley V; Howard, Heidi C; Cambon-Thomsen, Anne; Knoppers, Bartha M; Meijers-Heijboer, Hanne; Scheffer, Hans; Tranebjaerg, Lisbeth; Dondorp, Wybo; de Wert, Guido MWR
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
European Journal of Human Genetics;Jun2013 Supplement, Vol. 21, pS1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of whole-genome sequencing (WGS) by health-care professionals. It states that diagnostic tests are looking into large panel of genes through microarrays. It mentions that E. A. Ashley and colleagues cited personal medicines which can guide therapy and detect mutations that are associated with sudden deaths. It adds that sequencing techniques provide great potential for the identification of health problems using its genetic component.
ACCESSION #
87597094

 

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