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(New page: {{BioPsy}} For a Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP), its '''minor allele frequency''' (MAF) is the frequency of the SNP's less frequent allele in a given population. MAF is wide...)
 
 
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For a [[Single Nucleotide Polymorphism]] (SNP), its '''minor allele frequency''' (MAF) is the frequency of the SNP's less frequent [[allele]] in a given population.
 
For a [[Single Nucleotide Polymorphism]] (SNP), its '''minor allele frequency''' (MAF) is the frequency of the SNP's less frequent [[allele]] in a given population.
   
MAF is widely employed in Genome Wide Association studies for complex traits.
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MAF is widely employed in [[Genome Wide Association studies]] for complex traits.
   
 
[[Category:Classical genetics]]
 
[[Category:Classical genetics]]

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For a Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP), its minor allele frequency (MAF) is the frequency of the SNP's less frequent allele in a given population.

MAF is widely employed in Genome Wide Association studies for complex traits.

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