Whole-Genome Data From Multiple Populations Helps Researchers Home in on Causal Variants | GenomeWeb

COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY (GenomeWeb) – Combining whole-genome data from multiple populations can help resolve causal variants from within expression quantitative loci (eQTL), Stanford University's Marianne DeGorter said during a presentation Wednesday at the Biology of Genomes meeting.

"It is difficult to distinguish causal variants from multiple tightly linked variants," she noted.

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