High marks for GWAS

Stephen Chanock

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Abstract

Two genome-wide association studies for testicular cancer report associations at three new loci, including two candidate genes previously implicated in testicular development, KITLG (ligand for the receptor tyrosine kinase) and SPRY4 (sprouty 4). These studies are notable for the high effect sizes detected and the biological plausibility of the candidate genes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)765-766
Number of pages2
JournalNature genetics
Volume41
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics

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