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A Drosophila functional evaluation of candidates from human genome-wide association studies of type 2 diabetes and related metabolic traits identifies tissue-specific roles for dHHEX

Jay Pendse1, Prasanna V Ramachandran2, Jianbo Na1, Narisu Narisu3, Jill L Fink2, Ross L Cagan1, Francis S Collins3 and Thomas J Baranski2*

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1 Department of Developmental and Regenerative Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA

2 Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA

3 Genome Technology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

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BMC Genomics 2013, 14:136  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-136

Published: 27 February 2013

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