Recent Examples on the WebNot surprisingly, those advocating for preimplantation genetic testing prefer to keep the conversation focused on monogenic diseases, where single gene mutations have severe health effects.
Sarah Zhang, The Atlantic, 18 Nov. 2020 Even for the most well-researched, monogenic diseases, such as cystic fibrosis, there are vast gaps in our knowledge.
John Stuelpnagel, Fortune, 13 Jan. 2020 But even if 23andMe wanted to, the SNP technology doesn't allow it, since many of the 1,400 monogenic conditions are diagnosed using techniques other than SNP testing.
Thomas Goetz, WIRED, 17 Nov. 2007
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