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Common variants show predicted polygenic effects on height in the tails of the distribution, except in extremely short individuals.

Chan Y, Holmen OL, Dauber A, Vatten L, Havulinna AS, Skorpen F, Kvaløy K, Silander K, Nguyen TT, Willer C, Boehnke M, Perola M, Palotie A, Salomaa V, Hveem K, Frayling TM, Hirschhorn JN, Weedon MN. Common variants show predicted polygenic effects on height in the tails of the distribution, except in extremely short individuals. PLoS Genet. 2011 Dec; 7(12):e1002439.

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