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. 2016 Oct 13;538(7624):161-164.
doi: 10.1038/538161a.

Genomics Is Failing on Diversity

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Genomics Is Failing on Diversity

Alice B Popejoy et al. Nature. .
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Certain drugs may be less effective, or even unsafe, in some populations because of genetic differences.
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Terms for ethnicity are those used in the GWAS Catalog. Some have changed between 2009 and 2016 as sampling has increased. Samples of European origin have the most specific descriptions of population ancestry.
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A study of Greenlandic Inuits revealed a previously missed genetic variant associated with height.

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