Explanation of genetic component of human height by recent genome-wide association studies

Gupta, Vipin; Sachdeva, M. P.
March 2010
Current Science (00113891);3/10/2010, Vol. 98 Issue 5, p611
Academic Journal
In the article the author examines the genetic component of human height through genome-wide association studies (GWAS) in India. It highlights the sources being considered by GWAS to define a part of genetic spectrum of anthropometric traits in human height, considering the help of physical anthropology literature on human growth and developmental research. It also presents data on the association of genetic variants among the general population, that were seen to possibly affect human height.


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