UK Biobank eBMD GWAS

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Publications

Identification of 153 new loci associated with heel bone mineral density and functional involvement of GPC6 in osteoporosis.
Kemp JP, Morris JA, Medina-Gomez Cet al.
Nat Genet. 2017 Oct; 49(10): 1468–1475. doi: 10.1038/ng.3949
PMID:28869591

Phenotypes

  • estimated bone mineral density (eBMD)

Subjects

Subjects Cohort Ancestry
142,487 UK Biobank European

Project

Genetic Factors for Osteoporosis (GEFOS) Consortium Learn more >

 

Experiment summary

This study analyzed genetic associations for estimated bone mineral density (eBMD), as calculated from quantitative ultrasound of the heel, in UK Biobank participants.

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