genetic association


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ge·net·ic as·so·ci·a·tion

the occurrence together in a population, more often than can be readily explained by chance, of two or more traits of which at least one is known to be genetic.

ge·net·ic as·so·ci·a·tion

(jĕ-net'ik ă-sō'sē-ā'shŭn)
The occurrence together in a population, more often than can be readily explained by chance, of two or more traits of which at least one is known to be genetic.

genetic association

Evidence that a particular gene is responsible, or partly responsible, for a disease.
See also: association
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31.7[+ or -]15.0%, respectively; p = 0.68), we believe that there is no hidden genetic structure biasing the genetic association analysis.
Random-effects metaanalysis, with a dominant model, was used to pool the genetic association of the LCT-13910 C/T with dairy intake in the 176 100 participants from 24 studies ([I.sup.2] = 83.0%).
Wang, "Testing genetic association by regressing genotype over multiple phenotypes," PLoS ONE, vol.
Pastor et al., "A strong genetic association between the tumor necrosis factor locus and proliferative vitreoretinopathy: the Retina 4 Project," Ophthalmology, vol.
On this regard, Gustavsson et al [4] determined the effect of breed and genotype using composite genotypes of [kappa]-casein and [beta]-lactoglobulin genotypes to determine their genetic association with production traits.
[14,15] India being a multi-ethnic population, these results suggest that separate genotype data should be generated for each (ethnic) group before establishing epidemiological databases for valid genetic association studies.
[12] Voyiaziakis and his colleagues found evidence of genetic association at the SLC6A4 locus with OCD and a possible gender effect.
Table 2: Genetic association results in the case-control study (left column) and associations with FEV1 and the FEV1/FVC% in the subjects with CO PD (right column).
Santos, "Estimating the mode of inheritance in genetic association studies of qualitative traits based on the degree of dominance index," BMC Medical Research Methodology, vol.
In a general setting, the effect of phenotypic misclassification on statistical power of genetic association studies has been previously explored [11-14].
Genetic Association Studies: Background, Conduct, Analysis, Interpretation