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Human Genome Epidemiology (2nd ed.): Building the evidence for using genetic information to improve health and prevent disease

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These chapters were published with modifications by Oxford University Press (2010)

 


Chapter 4 - Navigating the evolving knowledge of human genetic variation in health and disease

Marta Gwinn and Wei Yu



Figures 4-1
PubMed articles on human genetics and genomics, 1995–2008, ** and articles included in HuGE Navigator, 2001–2008 *.

 

Year PubMed genetics/genomics HuGE Navigator
1995
29200
1996
31850
1997
34222
1998
37406
1999
40843
2000
45161
2001
47515
2492
2002
49291
3196
2003
52895
3475
2004
57307
4280
2005
62227
5029
2006
66525
5362
2007
67237
7214
2008
70852
7773

 

* database queries August 2009.
** PubMed query: gene OR genetic OR genome OR genomic

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Figure 4-2
PubMed articles included in HuGE Navigator, 2001–2008.* gene–disease associations and gene–environment interactions.

Year Gene-disease association Gene-environment interaction
2001
2151
374
2002
2777
445
2003
2963
447
2004
3646
518
2005
4342
706
2006
4831
734
2007
6448
1020
2008
7451
1305

 

* database queries August 2009.

 

 

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