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    • Common Variants Show Predicted Polygenic Effects on Height in the Tails of the Distribution, Except in Extremely Short Individuals 

      Chan, Yingleong; Holmen, Oddgeir L.; Havulinna, Aki S.; Skorpen, Frank; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Silander, Kaisa; Nguyen, Thutrang T.; Willer, Cristen; Boehnke, Michael; Perola, Markus; Palotie, Aarno; Salomaa, Veikko; Hveem, Kristian; Frayling, Timothy M.; Weedon, Michael N.; Dauber, Andrew Nahum; Vatten, Lars Johan; Hirschhorn, Joel Naom (Public Library of Science, 2011)
      Common genetic variants have been shown to explain a fraction of the inherited variation for many common diseases and quantitative traits, including height, a classic polygenic trait. The extent to which common variation ...