Genome-wide meta-analysis of cotinine levels in cigarette smokers identifies locus at 4q13.2

  • JJ Ware (Creator)
  • Jennifer Ware (Contributor)
  • Cotinine Consortium (Contributor)
  • Marcus R Munafo (Data Manager)



Cotinine is the primary metabolite of nicotine, and a biomarker of tobacco use. It may provide a more precise measure of heaviness of smoking in genetic studies. This study is a genome wide association study (GWAS) meta-analysis of cotinine levels in 4,548 daily smokers of European ancestry.
Date made available16 Nov 2015
PublisherUniversity of Bristol

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