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Asthma investigators begin to reap the fruits of genomics

David J Erle1* and Yee Hwa Yang12

Author Affiliations

1 Lung Biology Center, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA

2 Center for Bioinformatics and Molecular Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA

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Genome Biology 2003, 4:232  doi:10.1186/gb-2003-4-11-232

Published: 27 October 2003

Abstract

Microarray experiments have identified novel candidate genes in animal models of asthma. In the near future, genomics may have a profound impact on the way we think about this common and complex disease.