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What disease risk variants are unique to naturalized citizens of recent African origin and enriched in African-Americans?

To better understand variants relevant to African-Americans and their disease risk it would be helpful to have data on reference African populations from the African ethnic groups with the greatest historical genetic contribution through the transatlantic slave trade. Naturalized U.S. citizens born in Africa would be more easily accessible to regional sequencing leaders (e.g. Houston has the largest Nigerian U.S. population... more »


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