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Study Description

The aim of this study was to identify gene(s) associated with serum iron concentrations. This dataset contains the results from a meta-analysis of 1919 subjects from the InCHIANTI and Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA). Both studies are population based prospective studies that evaluate the contributors of normal aging.

  • Study Weblinks: InCHIANTI; BLSA
  • Study Types: Population, Longitudinal
  • Number of study subjects that have individual level data available through Authorized Access: 1919

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Study Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria

This analysis was conducted in subjects of European ancestry with genetic data and serum iron measurement.

Molecular Data
TypeSourcePlatformNumber of Oligos/SNPsSNP Batch IdComment
Whole Genome Genotyping Illumina HumanHap550v3.0 561466 51468
Whole Genome Genotyping Illumina HumanHap550v1.1 555352 38431
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Diseases/Traits Related to Study (MESH terms)
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Study Attribution
  • Principal Investigator
    • Luigi Ferrucci, MD PhD. National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    • Stefania Bandinelli, MD. Azienda Sanitaria Firenze (ASF), Florence, Italy
  • Funding Source
    • Intramural Research Program of the NIH, National Institute on Aging. National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    • Italian Ministry of Health, Rome, Italy