Population genomics: linkage disequilibrium holds the key.


Journal Article

Current efforts to find disease-causing genes depend on patterns of linkage disequilibrium in human populations. Recent work has shown that linkage disequilibrium can extend over much larger genomic regions than expected, and that the patterns of linkage disequilibrium can differ markedly among populations.

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Cited Authors

  • Goldstein, DB; Weale, ME

Published Date

  • July 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 14

Start / End Page

  • R576 - R579

PubMed ID

  • 11509259

Pubmed Central ID

  • 11509259

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-0445

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0960-9822

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0960-9822(01)00348-7


  • eng