SNP alleles in human disease and evolution

  • B. Shastry
  • Published 2002 in Journal of Human Genetics

Abstract

AbstractIn two randomly selected human genomes, 99.9% of the DNA sequence is identical. The remaining 0.1% of DNA contains sequence variations. The most common type of such variation is called a single-nucleotide polymorphism, or SNP. SNPs are highly abundant, stable, and distributed throughout the genome. These variations are associated with diversity in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s100380200086

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