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The Genomic Route To Targeted Cures

Enabling a sharper understanding of Asian populations, the GenomeAsia 100K project may well shake up our medicine cabinet

The Genomic Route To Targeted Cures
The Genomic Route To Targeted Cures
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2020-02-21T16:23:20+05:30

What The Study Found

The largest genomic study of population groups in Asia, generating and analysing whole-genome sequences of 1,739 ­individuals from 219 groups.

  • Tribal populations had more Denisovan admixture than non-tribals.
  • Non-Indo-European speakers had more Denisovan admixture than Indo-European speakers.
  • Upper caste groups had lesser Denisovan admixture than ­non-upper caste groups.
  • Indo-European speaking populations of Pakistan had the lowest level of Denisovan admixture.

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