Assessing linkage of immunoglobulin E using a meta-analysis approach.


We report results using a new meta-analysis procedure to assess linkage of immunoglobulin E (IgE), an asthma related quantitative trait, using the nine data sets provided by the Genetic Analysis Workshop 12. This meta-analysis procedure combines univariate Haseman-Elston statistics across studies gaining strength by collating possibly distinct marker maps… (More)


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