Genomic landscape of the Greater Middle East

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Ozcelik T., Onat O. E.

NATURE GENETICS, vol.48, no.9, pp.978-979, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/ng.3652
  • Title of Journal : NATURE GENETICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.978-979


Study of the Greater Middle East (GME), home to approximately 10% of the world's population, has made invaluable contributions to the characterization of rare genetic disease, especially recessive conditions arising from the tradition of consanguinity and large families with multiple children. A new study now reports 1,111 unrelated exomes from the GME and provides a comprehensive view of genetic variation for enhanced discovery of disease-associated genes.