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Public Health Genomics

  1. In South America, the history of human genetics is extensive and its beginnings go back to the onset of the twentieth century. In Ecuador, the historical record of human genetics and genomics research is limit...

    Authors: Marlon S. Zambrano-Mila, Spiros N. Agathos and Juergen K. V. Reichardt

    Citation: Human Genomics 2019 13:64

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  2. Long non-coding RNAs became the hot spots in the carcinogenesis of various tumors. This case-control study evaluated the association between the rs2151280 in lncRNA CDKN2B-AS1 and lung cancer risk.

    Authors: Xiaoting Lv, Zhigang Cui, Hang Li, Juan Li, Zitai Yang, Yanhong Bi, Min Gao, Ziwei Zhang, Shengli Wang, Baosen Zhou and Zhihua Yin

    Citation: Human Genomics 2019 13:58

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  3. Chromosomal inversions are structural genetic variants where a chromosome segment changes its orientation. While sporadic de novo inversions are known genetic risk factors for cancer susceptibility, it is unkn...

    Authors: Carlos Ruiz-Arenas, Alejandro Cáceres, Victor Moreno and Juan R. González

    Citation: Human Genomics 2019 13:57

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  4. Home to a culturally heterogeneous population, India is also a melting pot of genetic diversity. The population architecture characterized by multiple endogamous groups with specific marriage patterns, includi...

    Authors: Sridhar Sivasubbu and Vinod Scaria

    Citation: Human Genomics 2019 13:52

    Content type: Review

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  5. Persistent infections that induce prolonged inflammation might negatively affect the leukocyte telomere length (LTL); however, the role in LTL of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection, which persistently colo...

    Authors: Khitam Muhsen, Ronit Sinnreich, Dafna Merom, Hisham Nassar, Dani Cohen and Jeremy D. Kark

    Citation: Human Genomics 2019 13:32

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  6. Neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) represent a growing medical challenge in modern societies. Ever-increasing sophisticated diagnostic tools have been continuously revealing a remarkably complex architecture ...

    Authors: Ana R. Cardoso, Mónica Lopes-Marques, Raquel M. Silva, Catarina Serrano, António Amorim, Maria J. Prata and Luísa Azevedo

    Citation: Human Genomics 2019 13:31

    Content type: Review

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  7. Obesity during childhood can lead to increased risk of adverse cardiometabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease during adult life. Evidence for strong genetic correlations between c...

    Authors: Fasil Tekola-Ayele, Anthony Lee, Tsegaselassie Workalemahu and Katy Sánchez-Pozos

    Citation: Human Genomics 2019 13:17

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  8. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common, progressive, and polygenic cause of irreversible visual impairment in the world. The molecular pathogenesis of the primary events of AMD is poorly und...

    Authors: Madhu Sudhana Saddala, Anton Lennikov, Anthony Mukwaya, Lijuan Fan, Zhengmao Hu and Hu Huang

    Citation: Human Genomics 2019 13:15

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  9. Increasing evidence is demonstrating that a patient’s unique genetic profile can be used to detect the disease’s onset, prevent its progression, and optimize its treatment. This led to the increased global eff...

    Authors: Lejla Mahmutovic, Betul Akcesme, Camil Durakovic, Faruk Berat Akcesme, Aida Maric, Muhamed Adilovic, Nour Hamad, Matthias Wjst, Oliver Feeney and Sabina Semiz

    Citation: Human Genomics 2018 12:50

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