Pediatric musculoskeletal traits GWAS

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Publications

Bivariate genome-wide association meta-analysis of pediatric musculoskeletal traits reveals pleiotropic effects at the SREBF1/TOM1L2 locus.
Medina-Gomez C, et al.
Nat Commun. 2017; 8: 121.doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00108-3
PMID:28743860

Phenotypes

  • total body (less head) bone mineral density
  • total body lean mass

Subjects

Subjects Cohort Ancestry
5,251 ALSPAC Mixed
821 BMD-CS European
273 COPSAC Mixed
4,071 Generation R European

Project

Genetic Factors for Osteoporosis (GEFOS) Consortium Learn more >

 

Experiment summary

This study analyzed genetic associations for total body (less head) bone mineral density and total body lean mass in children, as measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scans.

contributing community
msk, mskkp, bone
Dataset ID
GWAS_GEFOS-PediatricMSK_mixed