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Polygenic Inheritance

Known as: Characters, Polygenic, Inheritance, Polygenic, Inheritances, Polygenic 
A phenotypic outcome (physical characteristic or disease predisposition) that is determined by many genes.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Population structure, including population stratification and cryptic relatedness, can cause spurious associations in genome-wide… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
In vertebrates, including humans, individuals harbor gut microbial communities whose species composition and relative proportions… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Most common human traits and diseases have a polygenic pattern of inheritance: DNA sequence variants at many genetic loci… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Adult height is a model polygenic trait, but there has been limited success in identifying the genes underlying its normal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Age-related hearing loss (AHL) in common inbred mouse strains is a genetically complex quantitative trait. We found a synonymous… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC), the chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (CIBD), are common causes of gastro… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Genotype-environment interactions may be a potent force maintaining genetic variation in quantitative traits in natural… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Breeders have traditionally improved plant varieties by selecting on the basis of phenotype. Now restriction fragment length… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
  • R. Lande
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1981
  • Corpus ID: 23212161
The joint evolution of female mating preferences and secondary sexual characters of males is modeled for polygamous species in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
  • R. Lande
  • Evolution; international journal of organic…
  • 1976
  • Corpus ID: 13398608
In discussions of the major features of evolution, Simpson (1953) applied population genetic models to the interpretation of the… Expand
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