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Vol. 73, No. 3, 2012
Issue release date: July 2012
Section title: Original Paper
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Hum Hered 2012;73:139–147
(DOI:10.1159/000337300)

Two-Stage Extreme Phenotype Sequencing Design for Discovering and Testing Common and Rare Genetic Variants: Efficiency and Power

Kang G.a, c · Lin D.a · Hakonarson H.b · Chen J.a
aDepartment of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, and bCenter for Applied Genomics, The Joseph Stokes Jr. Research Institute, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa., and cDepartment of Biostatistics, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn., USA
email Corresponding Author

Jinbo Chen, PhD

Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Philadelphia, PA 19104 (USA)

Tel. +1 215 746 3915, E-Mail jinboche@mail.med.upenn.edu


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