Metabolon Release: Genome Wide Association Study Published in Nature
9/1/2011 10:40:36 AM
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metabolon, Inc., the leader in metabolomics, biomarker discovery and biochemical analysis, announced today the publication of “Human Metabolic Individuality in Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Research” in the journal Nature. This groundbreaking Genome Wide Association Study (GWAS) establishes the strong association of biochemical levels with the genetics of an individual and illustrates the power of combining metabolomics with genomics analyses. The study was carried out by researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen Institute in Munich, Germany, the Wellcome Trust/Sanger Centre, King’s College and Metabolon, Inc.