AlphaFold, meet AlphaMissense: Google DeepMind's AI successor predicts how 71M mutations cause disease
Google DeepMind has developed an AI system that predicts the chances that tens of millions of genetic variants will cause disease.
Called AlphaMissense, the technology is the highly-awaited follow-up to its AlphaFold, which predicted the structures of proteins. It was unveiled in a Science paper published Tuesday, along with predictions on 71 million so-called missense mutations. Each mutation is the change of a single letter in an amino acid that makes up a protein sequence.
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