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Host-microbe interactions have shaped the genetic architecture of inflammatory bowel disease
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A meta-analysis of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis genome-wide association scans is undertaken, followed by extensive validation of significant findings, with a combined total of more than 75,000 cases and controls. Expand
GenABEL: an R library for genome-wide association analysis
UNLABELLED Here we describe an R library for genome-wide association (GWA) analysis. It implements effective storage and handling of GWA data, fast procedures for genetic data quality control,Expand
Biological Insights From 108 Schizophrenia-Associated Genetic Loci
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Associations at DRD2 and several genes involved in glutamatergic neurotransmission highlight molecules of known and potential therapeutic relevance to schizophrenia, and are consistent with leading pathophysiological hypotheses. Expand
Genetic studies of body mass index yield new insights for obesity biology
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A genome-wide association study and Metabochip meta-analysis of body mass index (BMI), a measure commonly used to define obesity and assess adiposity, in up to 339,224 individuals provide strong support for a role of the central nervous system in obesity susceptibility. Expand
LD Score regression distinguishes confounding from polygenicity in genome-wide association studies
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It is found that polygenicity accounts for the majority of the inflation in test statistics in many GWAS of large sample size, and the LD Score regression intercept can be used to estimate a more powerful and accurate correction factor than genomic control. Expand
Partitioning heritability by functional annotation using genome-wide association summary statistics
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A new method is introduced, stratified LD score regression, for partitioning heritability from GWAS summary statistics while accounting for linked markers, which is computationally tractable at very large sample sizes and leverages genome-wide information. Expand
Genome-wide Association Analysis Identifies 14 New Risk Loci for Schizophrenia
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It is estimated that 8,300 independent, mostly common SNPs contribute to risk for schizophrenia and that these collectively account for at least 32% of the variance in liability. Expand
Defining the role of common variation in the genomic and biological architecture of adult human height
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The results indicate a genetic architecture for human height that is characterized by a very large but finite number of causal variants, including mTOR, osteoglycin and binding of hyaluronic acid. Expand
Identification of risk loci with shared effects on five major psychiatric disorders: a genome-wide analysis
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The findings show that specific SNPs are associated with a range of psychiatric disorders of childhood onset or adult onset, and variation in calcium-channel activity genes seems to have pleiotropic effects on psychopathology. Expand
Genome-wide association study identifies five new schizophrenia loci
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The role of common genetic variation in schizophrenia in a genome-wide association study of substantial size is examined, suggesting MIR137-mediated dysregulation as a previously unknown etiologic mechanism in schizophrenia. Expand
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