The Enormity of Finding a Disease-Causing Gene

[Locating, from scratch, the gene related to a disease is like] trying to find a burned-out light bulb in a house located somewhere between the East and West coasts without knowing the state, much less the town or street the house is on.


Quoting Francis S. Collins.

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 The Genetic Revolution
Periodicals>Magazine Article:  Elmer-Dewitt, Philip (17 Jan 1994), The Genetic Revolution, Time, Retrieved on 2012-02-01
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