Published in Vaccine Weekly, November 17th, 2004
According to the announcement, this approach may accelerate the discovery of genetic risk factors in mice for human disease. The new approach enables researchers to identify a single causative genetic factor by correlating a pattern of observable physiological or pathological differences among selected strains of mice with a pattern of genomic variation.
Using conventional methods, pinpointing a gene contributing to disease risk could take five scientists five years. With this method, Roche said a single researcher might...
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