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Utilizing JHLR samples for DNA and RNA phenotyping

Sep 5, 2017

The preservation of the molecular components of the lung samples has enabled the understanding of pathophysiological mechanisms which contribute to chronic lung disease through candidate gene studies, genome-wide association studies (GWAS), eQTL analyses (expression quantitative trait localization), whole-genome expression and epigenetic studies (1-4)

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