Small island, big genetic discoveries

@article{Lettre2015SmallIB,
  title={Small island, big genetic discoveries},
  author={G. Lettre and J. Hirschhorn},
  journal={Nature Genetics},
  year={2015},
  volume={47},
  pages={1224-1225}
}
Three new studies have identified new genes and sequence variants implicated in blood lipids, inflammatory markers, hemoglobin levels and adult height variation in Sardinia. These reports highlight the usefulness of large-scale genotype imputation based on whole-genome sequencing, particularly in isolated populations, in studying the genetics of complex human phenotypes. 

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