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Phenotypic connections in surprising places

Bolan Linghu1 and Charles DeLisi2*

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1 Translational Sciences Department, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

2 Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Physics, Program in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA

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Genome Biology 2010, 11:116  doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-4-116

Published: 28 April 2010

Abstract

Surprising correlations between human disease phenotypes are emerging. Recent work now reveals startling phenotype connections between species, which could provide new disease models.