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Research Article

Heritability and Genetic Correlations Explained by Common SNPs for Metabolic Syndrome Traits

  • Shashaank Vattikuti,
  • Juen Guo,
  • Carson C. Chow mail

    carsonc@mail.nih.gov

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Biological Modeling, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: March 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002637

About the Authors

Carson C. Chow
Laboratory of Biological Modeling, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: carsonc@mail.nih.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SV CCC. Analyzed the data: SV CCC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SV JG CCC. Wrote the paper: SV CCC.