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association studies

Sunday 8 May 2005

Types

- family-based designs

  • transmission disequilibrium test

- population-based designs

See also

- expression quantitative trait loci (eQTLs)
- gene expression phenotypes
- genome-wide linkage analysis
- genome-wide association (GWA) analysis

References

- From expression QTLs to personalized transcriptomics. Montgomery SB, Dermitzakis ET. Nat Rev Genet. 2011 Apr;12(4):277-82. PMID: 21386863

- Laird NM, Lange C. Family-based designs in the age of large-scale gene-association studies. Nat Rev Genet. 2006 May;7(5):385-94. PMID: 16619052

- Balding DJ. A tutorial on statistical methods for population association studies. Nat Rev Genet. 2006 Oct;7(10):781-91. PMID: 16983374

- Jorgenson E, Witte JS. A gene-centric approach to genome-wide association studies. Nat Rev Genet. 2006 Nov;7(11):885-91. PMID: 17047687

- Evans DM, Cardon LR. Genome-wide association: a promising start to a long race. Trends Genet. 2006 Jul;22(7):350-4. PMID: 16713652

- Wang WY, Barratt BJ, Clayton DG, Todd JA. Genome-wide association studies: theoretical and practical concerns. Nat Rev Genet. 2005 Feb;6(2):109-18. PMID: 15716907

- Hirschhorn JN, Daly MJ. Genome-wide association studies for common diseases and complex traits. Nat Rev Genet. 2005 Feb;6(2):95-108. PMID: 15716906