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genome-wide association study

An analysis comparing the allele frequencies of all available (or a whole genome representative set of) polymorphic markers in unrelated patients with a specific symptom or disease condition, and those of healthy controls to identify markers associated with a specific disease or condition.
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  • GWA study
  • genome-wide association scan
  • whole genome association study
  • genome wide association studies
  • whole genome association analysis
  • genome wide association analysis
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