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Oh! those Variants

A Primer on Mutations, Variants and Sequencing. -Anu Acharya , Mapmygenome 20 years ago, when...

10 reasons why your baby needs Newborn Screening ( NBS) :...

Many have heard of newborn screening but are not sure what it is all about. At Mapmygenome we created an NGS product called Babymap...

Breast Cancer Awareness

When we have a complex system functioning tirelessly and endlessly, it is bound to falter at some point. This faltering leads to an imbalance...

Whole Genome Sequencing: A case of diabetes and hyperbilirubinemia

A 32-year-old male affected with type 2 diabetes and chronic hyperbilirubinemia (8 to 10-fold elevated bilirubin levels in the blood) wanted to find out if these could be caused by genetic factors in him? When he went to meet his physician for gaining some insight into the genetics of these conditions, the physician referred him to Mapmygenome for genetic counseling that would help him understand the heritability of these medical conditions and suggest the right genetic test keeping in view his personal medical and family history. During his discussions with a genetic counselor, he revealed that two of his maternal aunts and his paternal grandfather were also affected with Type 2 Diabetes and associated microvascular complications (kidney and eye-related). However, there was no family history of diagnosis of hyperbilirubinemia.

Whole Genome Sequencing – All you need to know!

‘Almost a decade ago, Steve Jobs was one of only 20 people in the world to have his DNA sequenced. The cost of Jobs’...

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