Cardiff University | Prifysgol Caerdydd ORCA
Online Research @ Cardiff 
WelshClear Cookie - decide language by browser settings

No evidence that extended tracts of homozygosity are associated with Alzheimer's disease

Sims, Rebecca, Dwyer, Sarah Lynne, Harold, Denise, Gerrish, Amy, Hollingworth, Paul, Chapman, Jade Alice, Denning, Nicola, Abraham, Richard Alun, Ivanov, Dobril, Pahwa, Jaspreet Singh, Escott-Price, Valentina, Dowzell, Kimberley Frances, Thomas, Charlene, Stretton, Alexandra, Lovestone, Simon, Powell, John, Proitsi, Petroula, Lupton, Michelle K., Brayne, Carol, Rubinsztein, David C., Gill, Michael, Lawlor, Brian, Lynch, Aoibhinn, Morgan, Kevin, Brown, Kristelle S., Passmore, Peter A., Craig, David, McGuiness, Bernadette, Todd, Stephen, Johnston, Janet A., Holmes, Clive, Mann, David, Smith, A. David, Love, Seth, Kehoe, Patrick G., Hardy, John, Mead, Simon, Fox, Nick, Rossor, Martin, Collinge, John, Livingston, Gill, Bass, Nicholas J., Gurling, Hugh, McQuillin, Andrew, Jones, Lesley, Holmans, Peter Alan, O'Donovan, Michael Conlon, Owen, Michael John and Williams, Julie 2011. No evidence that extended tracts of homozygosity are associated with Alzheimer's disease. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics 156 (7) , pp. 764-771. 10.1002/ajmg.b.31216

Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract

We sought to investigate the contribution of extended runs of homozygosity in a genome-wide association dataset of 1,955 Alzheimer's disease cases and 955 elderly screened controls genotyped for 529,205 autosomal single nucleotide polymorphisms. Tracts of homozygosity may mark regions inherited from a common ancestor and could reflect disease loci if observed more frequently in cases than controls. We found no excess of homozygous tracts in Alzheimer's disease cases compared to controls and no individual run of homozygosity showed association to Alzheimer's disease.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics (CNGG)
Medicine
Systems Immunity Research Institute (SIURI)
Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute (NMHRI)
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Uncontrolled Keywords: alzheimer’s disease; runs of homozygosity; genome-wide association study
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISSN: 1552-4841
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2018 19:59
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/22218

Citation Data

Cited 10 times in Scopus. View in Scopus. Powered By Scopus® Data

Cited 7 times in Web of Science. View in Web of Science.

Actions (repository staff only)

Edit Item Edit Item