Expression quantitative trait locus
AA Alexessander Couto Alves NS N. Maneka G. De Silva VK Ville Karhunen US Ulla Sovio SD Shikta Das HT H. Rob Taal NW Nicole M. Warrington AL Alexandra M. Lewin MK Marika Kaakinen DC Diana L. Cousminer ET Elisabeth Thiering NT Nicholas J. Timpson TB Tom A. Bond EL Estelle Lowry CB Christopher D. Brown XE Xavier Estivill VL Virpi Lindi JB Jonathan P. Bradfield FG Frank Geller DS Doug Speed LC Lachlan J. M. Coin ML Marie Loh SB Sheila J. Barton LB Lawrence J. Beilin HB Hans Bisgaard KB Klaus Bønnelykke RA Rohia Alili IH Ida J. Hatoum KS Katharina Schramm RC Rufus Cartwright MC Marie-Aline Charles VS Vincenzo Salerno KC Karine Clément AC Annique A. J. Claringbould CD Cornelia M. van Duijn EM Elena Moltchanova JE Johan G. Eriksson CE Cathy Elks BF Bjarke Feenstra CF Claudia Flexeder SF Stephen Franks TF Timothy M. Frayling RF Rachel M. Freathy PE Paul Elliott EW Elisabeth Widén HH Hakon Hakonarson AH Andrew T. Hattersley AR Alina Rodriguez MB Marco Banterle JH Joachim Heinrich BH Barbara Heude JH John W. Holloway AH Albert Hofman EH Elina Hyppönen HI Hazel Inskip LK Lee M. Kaplan AH Asa K. Hedman EL Esa Läärä HP Holger Prokisch HG Harald Grallert TL Timo A. Lakka DL Debbie A. Lawlor MM Mads Melbye TA Tarunveer S. Ahluwalia MM Marcella Marinelli IM Iona Y. Millwood LP Lyle J. Palmer CP Craig E. Pennell JP John R. Perry SR Susan M. Ring MS Markku J. Savolainen FR Fernando Rivadeneira MS Marie Standl JS Jordi Sunyer CT Carla M. T. Tiesler AU Andre G. Uitterlinden WS William Schierding JO Justin M. O’Sullivan IP Inga Prokopenko KH Karl-Heinz Herzig GS George Davey Smith PO Paul O'Reilly JF Janine F. Felix JB Jessica L. Buxton AB Alexandra I. F. Blakemore KO Ken K. Ong VJ Vincent W. V. Jaddoe SG Struan F. A. Grant  SS Sylvain Sebert  MM Mark I. McCarthy  MJ Marjo-Riitta Järvelin

We searched for cis-eQTLs in liver, skin, whole blood, subcutaneous fat, and omental fat ex vivo tissues made available by the MuTHER (51), KORA (52), DeCode (53), Lee Kaplan (54), and BIOS (55) studies. The association analyses were performed with the GWAS lead SNP following the procedure described previously (56). The analysis of eQTLs was limited to genes in cis within a ±1-Mb window of the lead SNP. For each GWAS lead SNP, we separately reported the top eQTL in the locus and the coincident cis-eQTLs with significance cutoffs of P < 1 × 10−3 and an FDR of <5%, respectively. For studies where gene expression was measured using a microarray technology, the microarray probes were annotated with information accessed on ProbeDB (available at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/probe/). If the probe IDs were not available in the ProbeDB, then we aligned the probe sequence to HG38 with blast algorithm available at https://blast.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Blast.cgi and then annotated the transcripts overlapping the genomic coordinates using consensual information in GenBank, RefSeq, ENCODE (Encyclopedia of DNA Elements), and UCSC (University of California, Santa Cruz) databases.

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