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Hum Mol Genet DOI:10.1093/hmg/ddu361

Whole-exome imputation of sequence variants identified two novel alleles associated with adult body height in African Americans.

Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsDu, M, Auer, PL, Jiao, S, Haessler, J, Altshuler, D, Boerwinkle, E, Carlson, CS, Carty, CL, Chen, Y-DIda, Curtis, K, Franceschini, N, Hsu, L, Jackson, R, Lange, LA, Lettre, G, Monda, KL, Nickerson, DA, Reiner, AP, Rich, SS, Rosse, SA, Rotter, JI, Willer, CJ, Wilson, JG, North, K, Kooperberg, C, Heard-Costa, N, Peters, U
Corporate AuthorsNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) GO Exome Sequencing Project
JournalHum Mol Genet
Date Published2014 Dec 15
KeywordsAdult, African Americans, Aged, Alleles, Body Height, Chromosomes, Human, Pair 13, Chromosomes, Human, Pair 17, Chromosomes, Human, Pair 5, European Continental Ancestry Group, Exome, Female, Gene Frequency, Genetic Loci, Genome-Wide Association Study, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Quantitative Trait, Heritable

Adult body height is a quantitative trait for which genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified numerous loci, primarily in European populations. These loci, comprising common variants, explain


Alternate JournalHum. Mol. Genet.
PubMed ID25027330
PubMed Central IDPMC4240196
Grant ListR25 CA094880 / CA / NCI NIH HHS / United States
P30 CA015704 / CA / NCI NIH HHS / United States
RC2 HL-102923 / HL / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States
UL1 TR000124 / TR / NCATS NIH HHS / United States
P30 DK063491 / DK / NIDDK NIH HHS / United States
RC2 HL-102924 / HL / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States
RC2HL-102926 / HL / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States
RC2HL-102925 / HL / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States
RC2 HL-103010 / HL / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States
U01 AG049505 / AG / NIA NIH HHS / United States