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Pooled genes

Pooled genes

作者:伏御  时间:2019-03-07 05:03:00  人气:

Britain should soon have a centralised database containing samples of DNA donated by its citizens. The database, being planned by the Medical Research Council and the Wellcome Trust, will help researchers discover important disease-causing genes. The scheme will be different from the one that has caused controversy in Iceland. There, DNA and medical records of the entire population have been included in a database held by a single company, DeCode Genetics of Reykjavik. In Britain, samples will only be included if their donors consent,