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Encyclopedia > Genetic association
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Studies concerning genetic association aim testing whether single-locus allele or genotype frequencies (or more generally, multilocus haplotype frequencies) are different between 2 groups (usually diseased subjects and healthy controls). Genetic association studies are based on the principle that genotypes are measured "directly", i.e. by sequencing the actual genetic code.


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