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Importance of Databases for Human Genetic Diagnostics

  title={Importance of Databases for Human Genetic Diagnostics},
  author={Thomas Liehr},
Accordingly, the identification of a genetic aberration and its exact characterization is not enough. It is (i) necessary to understand what kind of genetic aberration is present [1-3], (ii) the chromosomal rearrangement must be described exactly according to international standards [8], and (iii) it is duty of a diagnostic laboratory also to provide in the report information on previously reported comparable cases (as outlined here). Major drawbacks have been recently reported for (cyto… 




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