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Research Article

Identification and Replication of Three Novel Myopia Common Susceptibility Gene Loci on Chromosome 3q26 using Linkage and Linkage Disequilibrium Mapping

  • Toby Andrew equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Toby Andrew, Nikolas Maniatis

    toby.andrew@kcl.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, King's College London, St Thomas' Hospital, London, United Kingdom

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  • Nikolas Maniatis equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Toby Andrew, Nikolas Maniatis

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Francis Carbonaro,

    Affiliation: Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, King's College London, St Thomas' Hospital, London, United Kingdom

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  • S. H. Melissa Liew,

    Affiliation: Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, King's College London, St Thomas' Hospital, London, United Kingdom

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  • Winston Lau,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Tim D. Spector,

    Affiliation: Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, King's College London, St Thomas' Hospital, London, United Kingdom

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  • Christopher J. Hammond

    Affiliations: Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, King's College London, St Thomas' Hospital, London, United Kingdom, West Kent Eye Centre, Bromley Hospitals NHS Trust, Orpington, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: October 10, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000220

About the Authors

Toby Andrew, Francis Carbonaro, S. H. Melissa Liew, Tim D. Spector, Christopher J. Hammond
Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, King's College London, St Thomas' Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Nikolas Maniatis, Winston Lau
Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, London, United Kingdom
Christopher J. Hammond
West Kent Eye Centre, Bromley Hospitals NHS Trust, Orpington, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: toby.andrew@kcl.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TA NM. Performed the experiments: TA NM. Analyzed the data: TA NM WL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TA NM FC SHML WL TDS CJH. Wrote the paper: TA NM CJH.