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Principal-component-based multivariate regression for genetic association studies of metabolic syndrome components

Hao Mei1, Wei Chen2, Andrew Dellinger3, Jiang He1, Meng Wang4, Canddy Yau5, Sathanur R Srinivasan2 and Gerald S Berenson2*

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1 Epidemiology Department, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA

2 Tulane Center for Cardiovascular Health, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA

3 Center for Human Genetics, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

4 School of Life Science, Nanjing University, Nanjing, PR China

5 Biostatistics Department, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA

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BMC Genetics 2010, 11:100  doi:10.1186/1471-2156-11-100

Published: 9 November 2010

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Factor analysis-based study of pleiotropic association. Table of significant pleiotropic association and figure of p-values of SNPs in linkage region.

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