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Q&A: Whole Genomes of 150,000 Britons Reveal Novel Genetic Variants
Height and onset of menarche are among traits linked to previously unidentified genetic variants in noncoding regions of the human genome.
Q&A: Whole Genomes of 150,000 Britons Reveal Novel Genetic Variants
Q&A: Whole Genomes of 150,000 Britons Reveal Novel Genetic Variants

Height and onset of menarche are among traits linked to previously unidentified genetic variants in noncoding regions of the human genome.

Height and onset of menarche are among traits linked to previously unidentified genetic variants in noncoding regions of the human genome.

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