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Research Article

Single-Tissue and Cross-Tissue Heritability of Gene Expression Via Identity-by-Descent in Related or Unrelated Individuals

  • Alkes L. Price mail,

    aprice@hsph.harvard.edu (ALP); agnar@decode.is (AH); kstefans@decode.is (KS)

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Agnar Helgason mail,

    aprice@hsph.harvard.edu (ALP); agnar@decode.is (AH); kstefans@decode.is (KS)

    Affiliations: deCODE Genetics, Reykjavik, Iceland, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

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  • Gudmar Thorleifsson,

    Affiliation: deCODE Genetics, Reykjavik, Iceland

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  • Steven A. McCarroll,

    Affiliations: Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Augustine Kong,

    Affiliation: deCODE Genetics, Reykjavik, Iceland

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  • Kari Stefansson mail

    aprice@hsph.harvard.edu (ALP); agnar@decode.is (AH); kstefans@decode.is (KS)

    Affiliations: deCODE Genetics, Reykjavik, Iceland, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

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  • Published: February 24, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001317

About the Authors

Alkes L. Price
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Alkes L. Price
Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Alkes L. Price, Steven A. McCarroll
Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Agnar Helgason, Gudmar Thorleifsson, Augustine Kong, Kari Stefansson
deCODE Genetics, Reykjavik, Iceland
Agnar Helgason, Kari Stefansson
University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
Steven A. McCarroll
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

Authors whose affiliations are listed as deCODE Genetics are shareholders and/or employees of deCODE Genetics, a biotechnology company.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ALP AH GT SAM AK KS. Analyzed the data: ALP AH GT. Wrote the paper: ALP AH GT SAM AK KS.