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Unbalanced Allele Expression Associated with Mutation, Disease
A study identifies nearly 3,000 genes where one allele tends to be expressed more than the other, but the findings ignited controversy in the field. 
Unbalanced Allele Expression Associated with Mutation, Disease
Unbalanced Allele Expression Associated with Mutation, Disease

A study identifies nearly 3,000 genes where one allele tends to be expressed more than the other, but the findings ignited controversy in the field. 

A study identifies nearly 3,000 genes where one allele tends to be expressed more than the other, but the findings ignited controversy in the field. 

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