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One step closer to linking GWAS SNPs with the right genes

A new study highlights a strategy to link SNPs implicated in human complex traits and diseases with probable causal genes. This method prioritizes genes for functional characterization and helps address questions about the architecture of human phenotypes.

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Fig. 1: Necessary steps to understand how GWAS discoveries impact human health and disease.

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Lettre, G. One step closer to linking GWAS SNPs with the right genes. Nat Genet 54, 748–749 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-022-01093-0

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