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Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) Work on Genomic Structural Variations Published in Journal  
7/27/2011 9:03:08 AM

July 26, 2011 -- Based on work done at Shenzhen’s BGI (formerly the Beijing Genetics Institute), researchers have published data showing that structural variations in an Asian and African genome have more effect on individual genetic diversity than SVPs. The discovery came from the study of 106 individuals whose genomes were studies as part of the 1,000 Genomes Project. BGI is the world’s largest genetics research institute. More details....