genome-wide association studies


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genome-wide association studies

Procedures for matching a genome sequence against an annotated map of common genetic variation. This technique has enabled the identification of genes associated with a rane of diseases including age-related macular degeration, type 2 diabetes, heart attacks and abnormal heart repolarization intervals.
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A recent report of the Alliance found that only 4% of genome-wide association studies included persons of non-European descent.
IBERS PhD researcher, Sarah Beynon, said: "These findings provide the basis for future genome-wide association studies and a first step towards developing genomics-assisted breeding strategies in the UK.
The GDS policy is an extension of and replaces the Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS) data sharing policy.
The researchers examined a wealth of data from 39 large-scale studies called genome-wide association studies (GWAS).
Previous large-scale genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have indicated that a large number of genes influence height, and suggested that the majority of heritability comes from common genetic variants, not rare ones.
Identification of shared pathways through transcriptome studies (studying RNA) and genome-wide association studies (GWAS) is shifting the psoriasis model to one that is analogous to other systemic pro-inflammatory states, such as atherosclerosis and metabolic syndrome.
A good number of genome-wide association studies have been published in the recent literature associating specific genomic sequence variations with human diseases.
Using a new approach that combines genome-wide association studies (GWAS) with information about which human proteins interact with one another, researchers from the University of Iowa and Yale University Medical School have identified a group of 39 genes that together are strongly associated with alcoholism.
To take a broader look, an international research consortium conducted an analysis that incorporated data from genome-wide association studies (GWAS) of the five major disorders.
Genome-wide association studies of cardiovascular risk factors: design, conduct and interpretation.
The impetus for these genome-wide association studies was a popular theory that common genetic variants--SNPs found in 5 to 10 percent of the population or more--could add up to cause common diseases.