These publications are examples of research made possible with data from CanPath and its regional cohorts.


Recombination affects accumulation of damaging and disease-associated mutations in human populations

Authors: Julie G Hussin, Alan Hodgkinson, Youssef Idaghdour, Jean-Christophe Grenier, Jean-Philippe Goulet, Elias Gbeha, Elodie Hip-Ki & Philip Awadalla

Using high-coverage sequencing data from over 1,400 individuals in the 1000 Genomes and CARTaGENE projects, we show that recombination rate modulates the distribution of putatively deleterious variants across the entire human genome.

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