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

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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)

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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