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Guilt by association

Gregory A Petsko

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Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454-9110, USA

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Genome Biology 2009, 10:104  doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-4-104

Published: 29 April 2009

Given that the effectiveness of genome-wide association studies for finding disease genes is being debated, an alternative would be to look for diseases linked to inherited metabolic disorders.