Testing Gene-Environment Interaction for Rare Genetic Variants

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Description

Tests gene-environment interaction for rare genetic variants using Sequence Kernel Association Test (SKAT) type gene-based tests. Includes two tests for the interaction term only, and one joint test for genetic main effects and gene-environment interaction.

Details

Package: rareGE
Type: Package
Version: 0.1
Date: 2014-07-28
License: GPL-3

Author(s)

Han Chen

Maintainer: Han Chen <hanchen@hsph.harvard.edu>

References

Chen H, Meigs JB, Dupuis J. (2014) Incorporating gene-environment interaction in testing for association with rare genetic variants. Hum Hered 78, 81-90.

See Also

INT_FIX, INT_RAN, JOINT, rareGE