USAT specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_19764
Alternative name Unified Score-Based Association Test


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Publication for Unified Score-Based Association Test

USAT citation


A novel method to test associations between a weighted combination of phenotypes and genetic variants

PLoS One
PMCID: 5766098
PMID: 29329304
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190788

[…] stics or p-values, by using different approaches. The O’Brien’s method [], sample splitting and cross-validation method [], Trait-based Association Test that uses Extended Simes procedure (TATES) [], Unified Score-Based Association Test (USAT) [], Fisher’s Combination [], and Adaptive Fisher’s Combination (AFC) [] belong to this strategy. The advantage of this strategy is its simplicity and is esp […]

USAT institution(s)
Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, MN, USA; Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
USAT funding source(s)
Supported by the NIH grant R01-DA033958 and the Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship of the University of Minnesota Graduate School.

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