A study in Arab families found that an autosomal dominant condition known as split hand/foot malformation with long bone deficiency 2 (SHFLD2) maps between two SNPs, rs623155 and rs1547251. (Variation at these two SNPs themselves does not appear to cause split hand.) OMIM
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[PMID 17160898] Genomewide linkage scan for split-hand/foot malformation with long-bone deficiency in a large Arab family identifies two novel susceptibility loci on chromosomes 1q42.2-q43 and 6q14.1.
[PMID 17903300] Genome-wide association to body mass index and waist circumference: the Framingham Heart Study 100K project.