Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Endometriosis Is Associated with Rare Copy Number Variants

"At least one of the 21 risk-associated CNVR is present in 6.9% of the endometriosis cases as opposed to 1.8% of the controls which suggests that CNVs are likely be important markers of endometriosis. This study demonstrates that CNVs are likely to play an important role in endometriosis." http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0103968