GIANT GWAS: Europeans

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FTO genotype is associated with phenotypic variability of body mass index.
Yang J, et al.
Nature. 2012 Oct 11;490(7419):267-72. doi: 10.1038/nature11401

Hundreds of variants clustered in genomic loci and biological pathways affect human height.
Lango Allen H, et al.
Nature. 2010 Oct 14;467(7317):832-8. doi: 10.1038/nature09410


  • BMI
  • height


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GIANT is an international collaboration that seeks to identify genetic loci that modulate human body size and shape, including height and measures of obesity.

Experiment summary

This dataset represents the European ancestry subset of the GIANT GWAS dataset. Data were updated in October 2016, with the addition of a European cohort as published in the Yang et al. article cited above.

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