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Columbia researchers reveal technique to link the 'dark genome' to genetic diseases

By Stacy Lawrence
Staff Writer

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Elucidating the role of genetics in understanding disease is a driving force for the diagnostic and biopharmaceutical industries. But, until now, much of the human genome has remained largely a mystery. Scientists have long focused on the portion that codes for proteins – but that represents only 2 percent of the human genome.

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