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Table 4 Quantitative trait loci (QTL) associated with BMD or osteoporosis

From: Genetic markers of osteoarticular disorders: facts and hopes

   Genetic  
Reference QTL analysis Phenotype
[135] 11q12?13 Linkage High bone mass
[129] 1p36   
  2p23?24   
  4qter   
  11q Linkage Low BMD
[128] 11q12?13 Sib-pairs Femoral neck BMD
[130] 2p   
  13q Sib-pairs Proximal and distal forearm BMD
[134] 1q21?23 Sib-pairs Lumbar or femoral BMD
  5q33?35   
  6p11?12   
  11q12?13   
  1. BMD = bone mineral density.