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New Software Tool Helps Doctors Diagnose Genetic Diseases

This is a user-friendly open-source web tool for analyzing WES and WGS in the diagnosis of patients with Mendelian disorders. CREDIT: Cardenas et al.

An open-source software tool called Mendel,MD could help doctors analyze patients’ genetic data in order to diagnose diseases caused by mutations. Developed by Raony Cardenas and colleagues at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, the tool is presented in a new study in PLOS Computational Biology. Diseases caused by genetic mutations can be challenging to diagnose. Sequencing of a patient’s ...

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