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    The burden of asthma varies between ancestries, but GWAS have so far focused on mainly European ancestry populations. Here, Daya et al. perform GWAS for asthma in 14,654 individuals of African ancestry and, besides confirming previously known loci, identify two potentially African ancestry-specific loci.

    • Michelle Daya
    • , Nicholas Rafaels
    • , Tonya M. Brunetti
    • , Sameer Chavan
    • , Albert M. Levin
    • , Aniket Shetty
    • , Christopher R. Gignoux
    • , Meher Preethi Boorgula
    • , Genevieve Wojcik
    • , Monica Campbell
    • , Candelaria Vergara
    • , Dara G. Torgerson
    • , Victor E. Ortega
    • , Ayo Doumatey
    • , Henry Richard Johnston
    • , Nathalie Acevedo
    • , Maria Ilma Araujo
    • , Pedro C. Avila
    • , Gillian Belbin
    • , Eugene Bleecker
    • , Carlos Bustamante
    • , Luis Caraballo
    • , Alvaro Cruz
    • , Georgia M. Dunston
    • , Celeste Eng
    • , Mezbah U. Faruque
    • , Trevor S. Ferguson
    • , Camila Figueiredo
    • , Jean G. Ford
    • , Weiniu Gan
    • , Pierre-Antoine Gourraud
    • , Nadia N. Hansel
    • , Ryan D. Hernandez
    • , Edwin Francisco Herrera-Paz
    • , Silvia Jiménez
    • , Eimear E. Kenny
    • , Jennifer Knight-Madden
    • , Rajesh Kumar
    • , Leslie A. Lange
    • , Ethan M. Lange
    • , Antoine Lizee
    • , Pissamai Maul
    • , Trevor Maul
    • , Alvaro Mayorga
    • , Deborah Meyers
    • , Dan L. Nicolae
    • , Timothy D. O’Connor
    • , Ricardo Riccio Oliveira
    • , Christopher O. Olopade
    • , Olufunmilayo Olopade
    • , Zhaohui S. Qin
    • , Charles Rotimi
    • , Nicolas Vince
    • , Harold Watson
    • , Rainford J. Wilks
    • , James G. Wilson
    • , Steven Salzberg
    • , Carole Ober
    • , Esteban G. Burchard
    • , L. Keoki Williams
    • , Terri H. Beaty
    • , Margaret A. Taub
    • , Ingo Ruczinski
    • , Rasika A. Mathias
    • , Kathleen C. Barnes
    • , Ayola Akim Adegnika
    • , Ganiyu Arinola
    • , Ulysse Ateba-Ngoa
    • , Gerardo Ayestas
    • , Hilda Bjarnadóttir
    • , Adolfo Correa
    • , Said Omar Leiva Erazo
    • , Marilyn G. Foreman
    • , Cassandra Foster
    • , Li Gao
    • , Jingjing Gao
    • , Leslie Grammer
    • , Mark Hansen
    • , Tina Hartert
    • , Yijuan Hu
    • , Iain Königsberg
    • , Kwang-Youn A. Kim
    • , Pamela Landaverde-Torres
    • , Javier Marrugo
    • , Beatriz Martinez
    • , Rosella Martinez
    • , Luis F. Mayorga
    • , Delmy-Aracely Mejia-Mejia
    • , Catherine Meza
    • , Solomon Musani
    • , Shaila Musharoff
    • , Oluwafemi Oluwole
    • , Maria Pino-Yanes
    • , Hector Ramos
    • , Allan Saenz
    • , Maureen Samms-Vaughan
    • , Robert Schleimer
    • , Alan F. Scott
    • , Suyash S. Shringarpure
    • , Wei Song
    • , Zachary A. Szpiech
    • , Raul Torres
    • , Gloria Varela
    • , Olga Marina Vasquez
    • , Francisco M. De La Vega
    • , Lorraine B. Ware
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