Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies 11 new loci for anthropometric traits and provides insights into genetic architecture

S.I. Berndt, S. Gustafsson, R. Mägi, A. Ganna, E. Wheeler, M.F. Feitosa, A.E. Justice, K.L. Monda, D.C. Croteau-Chonka, F.R. Day, T. Esko, T. Fall, T. Ferreira, D. Gentilini, A.U. Jackson, J. Luan, J.C. Randall, S. Vedantam, C.J. Willer, T.W. WinklerA.R. Wood, T. Workalemahu, Y.J. Hu, S.H. Lee, L. Liang, D.-Y. Lin, J.L. Min, B. Neale, G. Thorleifsson, J. Yang, E. Albrecht, N. Amin, J.L. Bragg-Gresham, G. Cadby, M. den Heijer, N. Eklund, K. Fischer, A. Goel, J.J. Hottenga, J.E. Huffman, I. Jarick, A. Johansson, T. Johnson, S. Kanoni, M.E. Kleber, I.R. König, K. Kristiansson, Z. Kutalik, C. Lamina, C. Lecoeur, G. Li, M. Mangino, W.L. McArdle, C. Medina-Gomez, M. Müller-Nurasyid, J.S. Ngwa, I.M. Nolte, L. Paternoster, S. Pechlivanis, M. Perola, M.J. Peters, M Preuss, L.M. Rose, J. Shi, D. Shungin, A.V. Smith, R.J. Strawbridge, I. Surakka, A. Teumer, M.D. Trip, J. Tyrer, J.V. van Vliet-Ostaptchouk, L. Vandenput, L.L. Waite, J.H. Zhao, D. Absher, F.W. Asselbergs, M. Atalay, A.P. Attwood, A.J. Balmforth, H. Basart, J. Beilby, L.L. Bonnycastle, P. Brambilla, M. Bruinenberg, H. Campbell, D.I. Chasman, P.S. Chines, F.S. Collins, J.M.C. Connell, W.O. Cookson, U. de Faire, F. de Vegt, M. Dei, M. Dimitriou, S. Edkins, K. Estrada, D.M. Evans, M. Farrall, M.M. Ferrario, J. Ferrières, L Franke, F. Frau, P.V. Gejman, H. Grallert, H. Grönberg, V. Gudnason, A.S. Hall, P. Hall, A.L. Hartikainen, C. Hayward, N.L. Heard-Costa, A.C. Heath, J. Hebebrand, G. Homuth, F.B. Hu, S.E. Hunt, E. Hyppönen, C. Iribarren, K.B. Jacobs, J.O. Jansson, A. Jula, M. Kähönen, S. Kathiresan, F Kee, K.T. Khaw, M. Kivimäki, W. Koenig, A.T. Kraja, M. Kumari, K. Kuulasmaa, J. Kuusisto, J. Laitinen, T.A. Lakka, C. Langenberg, L.J. Launer, L. Lind, J. Lindström, J. Liu, A. Liuzzi, M.L. Lokki, M. Lorentzon, P.A. Madden, P.K.E. Magnusson, P. Manunta, D. Marek, W. März, I. Mateo Leach, B. McKnight, S.E. Medland, E. Mihailov, L. Milani, G.W. Montgomery, V. Mooser, T.W. Mühleisen, P.B. Munroe, A.W. Musk, N. Narisu, G. Navis, G. Nicholson, E.A. Nohr, K.K. Ong, B.A. Oostra, C.N.A. Palmer, A. Palotie, J.F. Peden, N.L. Pedersen, A. Peters, O. Polasek, A. Pouta, P.P. Pramstaller, I. Prokopenko, C. Pütter, A. Radhakrishnan, O.T. Raitakari, A. Rendon, F. Rivadeneira, I. Rudan, T.E. Saaristo, J.G. Sambrook, A. R. Sanders, S. Sanna, J. Saramies, S. Schipf, S Schreiber, H. Schunkert, S.Y. Shin, S. Signorini, J. Sinisalo, B. Skrobek, N. Soranzo, A. Stancakova, K. Stark, J.C. Stephens, K. Stirrups, R.P. Stolk, M. Stumvoll, A.J. Swift, E.V. Theodoraki, B. Thorand, D.A. Tregouet, E. Tremoli, M.M. van der Klauw, J.B. van Meurs, S.H. Vermeulen, J. Viikari, J. Virtamo, V. Vitart, G. Waeber, Z. Wang, E. Widén, S.H. Wild, G. Willemsen, B.R. Winkelmann, J.C. Witteman, B.H.R. Wolfenbuttel, A. Wong, A.F. Wright, M.C. Zillikens, P. Amouyel, B.O. Boehm, E. Boerwinkle, D.I. Boomsma, M.J. Caulfield, S.J. Chanock, L.A. Cupples, D. Cusi, G.V. Dedoussis, J. Erdmann, J.G. Eriksson, P.W. Franks, P. Froguel, C. Gieger, U. Gyllensten, A. Hamsten, T.B. Harris, C. Hengstenberg, A.A. Hicks, A.D. Hingorani, A. Hinney, A. Hofman, K.G. Hovingh, K. Hveem, T. Illig, M.R. Järvelin, K.H. Jöckel, S. Keinanen-Kiukaanniemie, L.A. Kiemeney, D Kuh, M. Laakso, T. Lehtimäki, D.F. Levinson, N.G. Martin, A. Metspalu, A.D. Morris, M.S. Nieminen, I. Njolstad, C. Ohlsson, A.J. Oldehinkel, W.H. Ouwehand, L.J. Palmer, B.W.J.H. Penninx, C. Power, M.A. Province, B.M. Psaty, L. Qi, R. Rauramaa, P.M. Ridker, S. Ripatti, V. Salomaa, N.J. Samani, H. Snieder, T.I.A. Sorensen, T.D. Spector, K. Stefansson, A. Tönjes, J. Tuomilehto, A.G. Uitterlinden, M. Uusitupa, P. van der Harst, P. Vollenweider, H. Wallaschofski, N.J. Wareham, H. Watkins, H.E. Wichmann, J.F. Wilson, G.R. Abecasis, T.L. Assimes, I. Barroso, M. Boehnke, I.B. Borecki, P. Deloukas, C.S. Fox, T.M. Frayling, L.C. Groop, T. Haritunian, I.M. Heid, D.J. Hunter, R.C. Kaplan, F. Karpe, M.F. Moffat, K.L. Mohlke, J.R. O'Connell, Y. Pawitan, E.E. Schadt, D. Schlessinger, V. Steinthorsdottir, D.P. Strachan, U. Thorsteinsdottir, C.M. van Duijn, P.M. Visscher, A.M. Di Blasio, J.N. Hirschhorn, C.M. Lindgren, A.P. Morris, D. Meyre, A. Scherag, M.I. McCarthy, E.K. Speliotes, K.E. North, R.J. Loos, E. Ingelsson

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)501-512
JournalNature Genetics
Volume45
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Berndt, S. I., Gustafsson, S., Mägi, R., Ganna, A., Wheeler, E., Feitosa, M. F., ... Ingelsson, E. (2013). Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies 11 new loci for anthropometric traits and provides insights into genetic architecture. Nature Genetics, 45(5), 501-512. https://doi.org/10.1038/ng.2606