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Term Description
BCS70 The 1970 British Cohort Study
Imputed data Genotype imputation is the term used to describe the process of inferring unobserved genotypes in a sample of individuals. It is achieved by using known haplotypes in a population (e.g. HapMap or the 1000 Genomes Project in humans). Data which has undergone imputation is known as imputed data.
MCS Millenium Cohort Study
NCDS National Child Development Study
PRS PRS (polygenic risk scores) summarise into a single score, the number of genetic variants an individual has linked to a particular trait
QC Quality control -the steps taken to monitor and control the quality of a product. In this case, the ‘product’ is a set of genetic data produced for the purpose of detecting genotype-phenotype associations and gene-environment interactions