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This Week in PLOS

In PLOS One, researchers from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and the University of Pennsylvania report on an analytical technique known as "mixed modeling of meta-analysis p-values," or MixMAP. The statistical method is designed to unearth associations at the locus level from existing data from genome-wide association studies, they say, by taking into account both SNP-level associations and genome structure.

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