We already have the genetic data of the BiSC mothers!
We already have the genetic data of the BiSC mothers. For each mother we genotyped approximately half a million genetic variants. These data, together with those of the baby that we will obtain in the coming months, will help us to investigate the genetic contribution of mothers and babies in the functioning of the placenta. Specifically, we will study:
1) How genetic variants in the mother and the fetus control the flow of blood between the uterus, the placenta and the fetus.
2) How the genetic variants of the mother and the fetus control the different molecular patterns of the placenta.
You can find more information about the project at “The BiSC project will obtain genetic data from mothers and their babies”. *
In order for the identification of variants that control placental function to be fruitful, it is necessary to analyze as many samples as possible. Therefore, if you have not yet done so, you will shortly receive a message to sign your child’s genetic consent.
If you need more information about it, you can contact the person in charge of the study (email@example.com).
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The text has been written by Mariona Bustamante, a researcher of BiSC project.