Genome-wide association study for renal traits in the Framingham Heart and Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Studies

Abstract

The Framingham Heart Study (FHS) recently obtained initial results from the first genome-wide association scan for renal traits. The study of 70,987 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in 1,010 FHS participants provides a list of SNPs showing the strongest associations with renal traits which need to be verified in independent study samples. Sixteen SNPs… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2350-9-49

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