Phenotype Data: A Neglected Resource in Biomedical Research?

@article{Weiss2006PhenotypeDA,
  title={Phenotype Data: A Neglected Resource in Biomedical Research?},
  author={Philip Weiss},
  journal={Current Bioinformatics},
  year={2006},
  volume={1},
  pages={347-358}
}
  • P. Weiss
  • Published 31 July 2006
  • Biology
  • Current Bioinformatics
To a great extent, our phenotype is determined by our genetic material. Many genotypic modifications may ultimately become manifest in more or less pronounced changes in phenotype. Despite the importance of how specific genetic alterations contribute to the development of diseases, surprisingly little effort has been made towards exploiting systematically the current knowledge of genotype-phenotype relationships. In the past, genes were characterized with the help of so-called "forward genetics… 

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