The Future of Humans as Model Organisms (Phenotyping to SupportPersonalized Medicine) – Science

 

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A human “pheomic science approach could accelerate personalized medicine”

Interesting article in Science about how phenotyping is being used and can
be used in the future to accelerate personalized medicine. It a relatively
short article and provides a nice summary.

For those who may not be familiar with the term “phenotype”, a definition
is provided by *Free Dictionary *below:
*a. The observable physical or biochemical characteristics of an organism,
as determined by both genetic makeup and environmental influences. *
*b. The expression of a specific trait, such as stature or blood type,
based on genetic and environmental influences.*

 

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