Genetic architecture of body size in mammals

Kemper, Kathryn E., Visscher, Peter M. and Goddard, Michael E. (2012) Genetic architecture of body size in mammals. Genome Biology, 13 4: 1-13. doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-4-244

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Author Kemper, Kathryn E.
Visscher, Peter M.
Goddard, Michael E.
Title Genetic architecture of body size in mammals
Journal name Genome Biology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1465-6906
Publication date 2012-04-30
Year available 2012
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1186/gb-2012-13-4-244
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
Volume 13
Issue 4
Start page 1
End page 13
Total pages 13
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher BioMed Central
Language eng
Subject 1105 Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
1311 Genetics
1307 Cell Biology
Abstract Much of the heritability for human stature is caused by mutations of small-to-medium effect. This is because detrimental pleiotropy restricts large-effect mutations to very low frequencies.
Keyword Human height
Mutation effects
Mutation-selection balance
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Grant ID DP1093502
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Article # 244

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