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The nature of confounding in genome-wide association studies.

Publication TypeJournal Article
AuthorsVilhjálmsson, BJ, and Nordborg M.
AbstractThe authors argue that population structure per se is not a problem in genome-wide association studies - the true sources are the environment and the genetic background, and the latter is greatly underappreciated. They conclude that mixed models effectively address this issue.
Year of Publication2012
JournalNature reviews. Genetics
Volume14
Issue1
Pages1-2
Date Published (YYYY/MM/DD)2012/12/18
ISSN Number1471-0056
DOI10.1038/nrg3382
PubMedhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23165185?dopt=Abstract