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Advanced glossary on genetic epidemiology
  1. N Malats1,
  2. F Calafell2
  1. 1Institut Municipal d’Investigació Médica, Barcelona, Spain
  2. 2Departament de Ciéncies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr N Malats, Carrer del Dr Aiguader 80, E-08003 Barcelona, Spain; 


This is the last of a series of glossaries on terms used in genetic epidemiology published by the journal. This glossary covers the most advanced genetic terms, most of which are related to new study designs and laboratory techniques. It provides the reader with examples and references of real studies that applied each of the study designs defined in the glossary. This should help the reader grasp the subtleties of each of these strategies and will allow the reader to research the literature according to their interest.

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  • genetics

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