Nature Insight: The complex trait of quantitative genetics

Nature’s newest issue has a Quantitative genetics supplement with 3 free access pieces included out which I find this review the most interesting: Reverse engineering the genotype–phenotype map with natural genetic variation by Matthew V. Rockman. There’s a lot information to digest and many patterns to understand in this background field in order to approach the future of (personal) genetics/genomics.

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7 thoughts on “Nature Insight: The complex trait of quantitative genetics

  1. I didn’t read the article and I don’t know if you intended this or not, but you are cracking me up. The cow analogy: a lot of “information” to digest, patterns (B&W spots vs brown &white) to understand, background “field” (pasture, in the picture).

    Put ’em in a burger and they all taste the same to me.

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