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For a paper in PLOS One, researchers from Loyola University search for genetic variants, genes, and tissue types contributing to lipid traits in Hispanic populations. The team began with a genome-wide association study involving more than 11,100 individuals from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos, using expression quantitative trait locus clues from the Genotype-Tissue Expression Project to predict corresponding transcriptomic features.

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