Sizing up human height variation

  title={Sizing up human height variation},
  author={P. Visscher},
  journal={Nature Genetics},
  • P. Visscher
  • Published 2008
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature Genetics
Genome-wide association studies have identified many variants affecting susceptibility to disease. Now, three studies use this approach to study adult height variation in a combined sample size of ∼63,000 individuals and report a total of 54 validated variants influencing this trait. 

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