Osteoarthritis Risk Linked to Nine Novel Loci by Sanger Institute-Led Team

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To search for genetic loci associated with the condition, the team conducted a genome-wide association study using samples from the UK Biobank and other cohorts.

As they reported today in Nature Genetics, the researchers found nine new osteoarthritis loci, and traced the likely causal variants to a number of non-coding regions, including in genes that are differentially expressed in affected cartilage.

Author: @DailyCupofYoga

Source: genomeweb.com

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