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New dog model for studying Stargardt’s eye disease

A novel form of retinal degeneration in dogs was successfully investigated using whole genome sequencing. The new dog model may be a suitable animal model when studying human STGD.

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Side effects: To prevent or not to prevent

Mia Wadelius and Pär Hallberg have spent a lifetime trying to understand side effects of drugs. It turns out that implementing their findings in health care is easier said than done, however.

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First disease linked to defective myoglobin

Researchers have for the first time discovered a link between a disease and defective myoglobin, the protein responsible for oxygen transport in muscle cells.

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Selected SciLifeLab sequencing services free-of-charge through EU-funding

The European Advanced infraStructure for Innovative Genomics (EASI-Genomics) initiative is launched to provide free-of-charge transnational access to advanced sequencing technologies.

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