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June 2010

Genotype imputation for genome-wide association studies


Genotype imputation is an important tool for genome-wide association studies as it increases power, aids in fine-mapping of associations and facilitates meta-analyses. This Review provides a guide to and comparison of imputation methods and discusses association testing using imputed data.

G2P Knowledge Centre is part of GEN2PHEN and funded by the Health Thematic Area of the Cooperation Programme of the European Commission within the VII Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development.

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