This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Genetics, a team led by scientists from Amgen's DeCode Genetics describes a weighting scheme for sequence variants based on their annotation that increases the power of whole-genome association studies. While the standard approach to GWAS has been to assign equal prior probability of association to all sequence variants tested, some are more likely to affect protein function and therefore are likely to be more causative.

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