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Washington University School of Medicine

DNA Variants, Smoking Risk and Response to Smoking-Cessation Medications

Caption: High-risk genetic variations can increase the risk for nicotine dependence, but the same gene variants predict a more robust response to anti-smoking medications.

Credit: Li-Shiun Chen

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