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QATAR EXOME STUDY: AN ADVANCEMENT IN PRECISION MEDICINE

posted Sep 30, 2016, 7:58 AM by Vinod Scaria   [ updated Apr 22, 2017, 5:04 AM ]

By Louise Sarant .

Scientists look at Qataris' exome sequences to anticipate response to two common blood-thinners
The study, by a team from the Delhi-based CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, will be the first that tries to anticipate the reaction of a Qatari patient to a medication based on his or her genetic makeup. The study will appear in Pharmacogenomics
Scientists have used information from the whole-exome sequencing of 100 Qataris to create a comprehensive map of pharmacogenetic variants associated with two anticoagulants.


Read more: https://www.natureasia.com/en/nmiddleeast/article/10.1038/nmiddleeast.2016.137

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