Functional relevance for associations between osteoporosis and genetic variants

@inproceedings{Liu2017FunctionalRF,
  title={Functional relevance for associations between osteoporosis and genetic variants},
  author={Kun Liu and Li-jun Tan and Peng Wang and Xiang-ding Chen and Li-hua Zhu and Qin Zeng and Yuan Hu and Hong-Wen Deng},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2017}
}
Osteoporosis is characterized by increased bone loss and deterioration of bone microarchitecture, which will lead to reduced bone strength and increased risk of fragility fractures. Previous studies have identified many genetic loci associated with osteoporosis, but functional mechanisms underlying the associations have rarely been explored. In order to… CONTINUE READING