Gene expression patterns may help determine time of death -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Gene expression patterns may help determine time of death

22/02/2018

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To understand the tissue-specific changes to gene expression following the death of a person, Roderic Guigó and his colleagues studied RNA-sequencing data of over 7,000 samples from 36 different tissues obtained from 540 donor within the GTEx project.