Adult hip shape is influenced by variation in genes involved in endochondral bone formation: findings from a genome-wide association study followed by meta-analysis.

Denis Baird* (Corresponding Author), Jennifer Gregory, Rebecca Barr, Fiona Saunders, Claudiu Giuraniuc, Lavinia Paternoster, Daniel Evans, Benjamin Faber, Benjamin Mullin, Frederick Kinyua Kamanu, Debbie Lawlor, Scott Wilson, Tim Spector, Eric Orwoll, Steven Cummings, David Karasik, Douglas Kiel, Richard Aspden, Jonathan Tobias

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Alterations in hip shape are thought to contribute to the risk of both hip osteoar-
thritis (OA) and hip fracture. To identify biological mechanisms contributing to hip
shape, we performed a genome wide association study (GWAS) of its different components generated from hip DXA scans.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberLB-SA0376
Pages (from-to)S175-S175
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of Bone and Mineral Research
Issue numberS1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2017
EventAnnual Meeting of the American-Society-for-Bone-and-Mineral-Research (ASBMR) - Denver, Colombia
Duration: 8 Sep 201711 Sep 2017

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