Genomic control for association studies: a semiparametric test to detect excess-haplotype sharing.


Individuals who share a disease mutation from a common ancestor often share alleles at genetic markers adjacent to the mutation, even if the common ancestor is remote. The alleles at these adjacent markers, called the haplotype, can be visualized as a string of realizations of random variables, which may be dependent when individuals are related in some… (More)


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