Genetic architecture of body size in mammals
Kathryn E Kemper, Peter M Visscher, Michael E Goddard
Genome Biology | BMC | Published : 2012
Much of the heritability for human stature is caused by mutations of small-to-medium effect. This is because detrimental pleiotropy restricts large-effect mutations to very low frequencies.
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This research was supported under Australian Research Council's Discovery Projects funding scheme (project DP1093502). The views expressed herein are those of the authors and are not necessarily those of the Australian Research Council.