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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
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)
Date Created: January 28, 2021