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COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY (GenomeWeb) – Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, have developed a new approach to examine how many SNPs present in a region of the genome contribute to the heritability of a trait.

While genome-wide estimates of heritability can give insight into the number of causal SNPs for a trait or disease, these estimates don't provide information about how these SNPs are distributed along the genome.

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