Environmental Genome Project Looks at Gene Variations: Some People Develop Disease While Others Do Not
A new program is announced to explore gene variations, or polymorphisms, that influence people's susceptibility to environmental exposures that cause disease in some people but not others.
Tags: genes, notable NIEHS programs, polymorphisms
NIEHS News. 1997. Environmental Genome Project advances. Environ Health Perspect 105(12):1298. [PDF]
NIEHS Research Funding:
- NIH Seeks Nominations for "Environmental Genome" Project - A Study of Individual Susceptibility to Environmental Exposures
Environmental Health Perspectives articles: