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Meta-Analysis of Genome-wide Association Studies Identifies 8 Novel Loci Involved in Shape Variation of Human Head Hair

NCJ Number
253314
Date Published
February 2018
Length
17 pages
Author(s)
Fan Liu; Yan Chen; Gu Zhu; Pirro G. Hysi; Sijie Wu; Kaustubh Adhikari; Krystal Breslin; Ewelina Pospiech; Merel A. Hamer; Fuduan Peng
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored
Publication Type
Research (Applied/Empirical), Report (Study/Research), Report (Grant Sponsored), Program/Project Description
Grant Number(s)
2014-DN-BX-K031
Annotation
Since shape variation of human head hair shows striking variation within and between human populations, although its genetic basis is far from being understood, the current study performed a series of genome-wide association studies (GWASs) and replication studies in a total of 28,964 subjects from 9 cohorts with multiple geographic origins.
Abstract
Since shape variation of human head hair shows striking variation within and between human populations, although its genetic basis is far from being understood, the current study performed a series of genome-wide association studies (GWASs) and replication studies in a total of 28,964 subjects from 9 cohorts with multiple geographic origins. (publisher abstract modified)
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