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Meta-Analysis of Genome-Wide Scans for Human Adult Stature Identifies Novel Loci and Associations with Measures of Skeletal Frame Size

Nicole Soranzo, Fernando Rivadeneira, Usha Chinappen-Horsley, Ida Malkina, J Brent Richards, Naomi Hammond, Lisette Stolk, Alexandra Nica, Michael Inouye, Albert Hofman, Jonathan Stephens, Eleanor Wheeler, Pascal Arp, Rhian Gwilliam, P Mila Jhamai, Simon Potter, Amy Chaney, Mohammed JR Ghori, Radhi Ravindrarajah, Sergey Ermakov Show all


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Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Wellcome Trust. Genotyping of the Rotterdam Study was funded by the European Commission (QLK6-CT-2002-02629, GENOMOS, GEFOS) and NWO Investments (175.010.2005.011). Phenotyping of the TwinsUK cohort was funded by the Arthritis Research Campaign; the Chronic Disease Research Foundation. JBR was funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis. European Union FP-5 GenomEUtwin Project (QLG2-CT-2002-01254) funded in part genotyping of the TwinsUK cohort. The British 1958 Birth Cohort DNA collection was funded by the Medical Research Council grant G0000934 and the Wellcome Trust grant 068545/Z/02. Cambridge Bioresource (CBR) is funded from NIHR grants awarded to the Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre (CBMRC) at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and to NHS Blood and Transplant. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.