PGS Publication: PGP000101

Publication Information (EuropePMC)
Title Risk prediction of late-onset Alzheimer's disease implies an oligogenic architecture.
PubMed ID 32968074(Europe PMC)
doi 10.1038/s41467-020-18534-1
Publication Date Sept. 23, 2020
Journal Nat Commun
Author(s) Zhang Q, Sidorenko J, Couvy-Duchesne B, Marioni RE, Wright MJ, Goate AM, Marcora E, Huang KL, Porter T, Laws SM, Australian Imaging Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) Study, Sachdev PS, Mather KA, Armstrong NJ, Thalamuthu A, Brodaty H, Yengo L, Yang J, Wray NR, McRae AF, Visscher PM.
Released in PGS Catalog: Oct. 16, 2020

Associated Polygenic Score(s)

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PGS Developed By This Publication

Polygenic Score ID & Name PGS Publication ID (PGP) Reported Trait Mapped Trait(s) (Ontology) Number of Variants Ancestry distribution
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PGP000101 |
Zhang Q et al. Nat Commun (2020)
Late-onset Alzheimer’s disease late-onset Alzheimer's disease 22

Performance Metrics

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Metric ID (PPM)
Evaluated Score PGS Sample Set ID
Performance Source Trait PGS Effect Sizes
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PPM000901 PGS000334
European Ancestry|
3,810 individuals
PGP000101 |
Zhang Q et al. Nat Commun (2020)
Reported Trait: Late-onset Alzheimer’s disease : 0.191 [0.131, 0.269] R2 = variance explained on the liability scale

Evaluated Samples

PGS Sample Set ID
Phenotype Definitions and Methods Participant Follow-up Time Sample Numbers Age of Study Participants Sample Ancestry Additional Ancestry Description Cohort(s) Additional Sample/Cohort Information
  • 216 cases
  • , 631 controls
54.7 % Male samples
Mean (Cases) = 77.6 years
Sd (Cases) = 7.6 years
European ABIL
  • 77 cases
  • , 588 controls
44.4 % Male samples
Mean (Cases) = 86.8 years
Sd (Cases) = 4.6 years
European MAS
  • 383 cases
  • , 1,915 controls
47.0 % Male samples
Mean (Cases) = 64.4 years
Sd (Cases) = 4.5 years
European UKB