Duke University Medical Center Scientists Map Imprinted Genes in Human Genome

Published: Nov 30, 2007

DURHAM, NC – Scientists at Duke University have created the first map of imprinted genes throughout the human genome, and they say a modern-day Rosetta stone – a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning – was the key to their success. The study revealed four times as many imprinted genes as had been previously identified and is featured on the cover of the December 3 issue of Genome Research.

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