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Agnosticism and equity in genome-wide association studies

Nature Genetics volume 38, pages 605606 (2006) | Download Citation

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Two new studies evaluate the extent to which widely used SNP platforms capture common variation in different populations, and they present strategies for improving power in whole-genome association studies using fixed marker sets. Their results suggest that genome-wide association studies are finally ready to move from theory to practice.

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  1. Christopher S. Carlson is at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA. ccarlson@fhcrc.org

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