Open Access Research article

Association between the ABO locus and hematological traits in Korean

Kyung-Won Hong, Sanghoon Moon, Young Jin Kim, Yun Kyoung Kim, Dong-Joon Kim, Cheong-sik Kim, Sung Soo Kim and Bong-Jo Kim*

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Center for Genome Science, Korea National Institute of Health, Osong, Chung-Buk, 363-951, South Korea

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BMC Genetics 2012, 13:78  doi:10.1186/1471-2156-13-78

Published: 10 September 2012

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Figure S1. Multidimensional scaling (MDS) analysis and principal component analysis (PCA) [Cho et al., 2009].

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Table S1. Genomic inflation factor for hematological trait genome-wideassociation studies.

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Figure S2. Linkage disequilibrium blocks of ABO gene region.

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Table S2. SNP list of ABO gene region, minor allele frequency comparison, and genetic distance calculation between KARE and other populations. Underlined SNPs indicate the tagging SNPs for the ABO gene region used in the main paper.

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Figure S3. CNV clustering results. We used CNV tools to summarize the signal intensity data and assign a [specific OR discrete] CNV genotype within the CNV region. (A) Histogram of the clustering procedure using data, transformed by the linear discriminant function (LDF). (B) Cluster plot of the CNV region predicted from the LDF signal.

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