Polygenic Score (PGS) ID: PGS000237

Predicted Trait
Reported Trait Fatty acid-binding protein, adipocyte (FABP4) serum levels
Mapped Trait(s) blood protein measurement (EFO_0007937)
Additional Trait Information uniprot:P15090
Released in PGS Catalog: Oct. 19, 2020
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Score Details

Score Construction
Development Method
Name LDpred
Parameters HapMap3 SNPs with MAF >0.05, HWE P>1e-05, imputation quality>0.95, fraction of causal markers 0.3.
Original Genome Build GRCh37
Number of Variants 552,343
Effect Weight Type NR
PGS Source
PGS Catalog Publication (PGP) ID PGP000089
Citation (link to publication) Folkersen L et al. Nat Metab (2020)
Ancestry Distribution
Score Development/Training
European: 100%
21,758 individuals (100%)
PGS Evaluation
European: 100%
1 Sample Sets

Development Samples

Score Development/Training
Study Identifiers Sample Numbers Sample Ancestry Cohort(s) Phenotype Definitions & Methods Age of Study Participants Participant Follow-up Time Additional Ancestry Description Additional Sample/Cohort Information
21,758 individuals European 13 cohorts
  • EB
  • ,EpiHealth
  • ,LifeLines
  • ,MPP
  • ,NSPHS
  • ,PIVUS
  • ,ULSAM
  • ,VIS
Average per-protein sample size was 17,747

Performance Metrics

Disclaimer: The performance metrics are displayed as reported by the source studies. It is important to note that metrics are not necessarily comparable with each other. For example, metrics depend on the sample characteristics (described by the PGS Catalog Sample Set [PSS] ID), phenotyping, and statistical modelling. Please refer to the source publication for additional guidance on performance.

PGS Performance
Metric ID (PPM)
PGS Sample Set ID
Performance Source Trait PGS Effect Sizes
(per SD change)
Classification Metrics Other Metrics Covariates Included in the Model PGS Performance:
Other Relevant Information
PPM000677 PSS000364|
European Ancestry|
4,678 individuals
PGP000089 |
Folkersen L et al. Nat Metab (2020)
Reported Trait: Fatty acid-binding protein, adipocyte (FABP4) serum levels : 0.14804
R² difference (PGS+covariates vs. covariates only): 0.00804
age + sex + 10 genetic PCs The main manuscript further reports scores divided into genome-wide significant loci (major loci) and remaining polygenic loci, but this performance metric just reports the sum of both.

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
PSS000364 4,678 individuals European