August 13, 2001

Volume 79, Number 33
CENEAR 79 33 pp. 37-42
ISSN 0009-2347


FAMILY TREE Identifying genetic causes for common diseases requires the use of a large group of distantly related individuals. Here, deCODE Genetics uses the Icelandic genealogy to determine how a group of asthma patients are related going back 11 generations.



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