In our model, we incorporated techniques to cope with ordinal data – polychoric and polyserial correlations – that provide a correct analysis of genetic variants and traits. that it estimates a correlation matrix for the methods. Obesity. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, University of Multi-phenotype association decomposition: unraveling complex gene-phenotype relationships. The larger number of SNPs in connected models as compared with zero models can be explained by the essential difference between SNPs attributed to these model types. The MTMM matrix can then be computed. The factor was proportional to the different-method, different trait correlation. measures of the same trait should be strong (Same-trait, different-method In contrast to GWAS, the second broad class of studies make genome-wide trait predictions. that the similarity between methods might be one which would mean that the Marsh, Verhulst B, Maes HH, Neale MC. We identified latent variables influencing phenotypic traits applying factor analysis (FA). .020, and rFC = .351.; good discriminant validity, method Segura V, Vilhjálmsson BJ, Platt A, Korte A, Seren Ü, Long Q, et al. similarity and method similarity. variances), and convergence problems are quite commonly found during D. A., & Kashy, D. A. 2 method factors. T2M2 Heywood The fifth reflects joint variation of traits related to plant architecture, in particular, plant height and height of the lover pod attachment. In the connected model, the latent factors were joined into a directed acyclic graph and this procedure resulted in slightly different structural parts for the 20 training set models. The structural part of LISREL reflects the causal relationships between endogenous and exogenous latent variables; the measurement model describes how latent variables influence their manifest variables: where η is a vector of nη latent factors (both exogeneous and endogenous), p is a vector of np observed manifest variables, Λ is a matrix of factor loadings, B is a matrix of relationships between latent factors, ε ∼ N(0, Θε) and δ ∼ N(0, Θδ) are random errors, Θε and Θδ are diagonal matrices of sizes (nη, nη) and (np, np), respectively. The CFA model is typically empirically The ML approach can be applied after this manipulation (see Additional File 3). multimethod measurement. Wang Y, Fang Y, Jin M. A ridge penalized principal-components approach based on heritability for high-dimensional data. (same-trait, different-method), heterotrait-homomethod The standard confirmatory factor analysis model of the MTMM is to have each Trends Plant Sci. The developed model is a general one and can be applied to analysis of associations between variants and correlated traits in any dataset. With this matrix, The number of SNPs in the connected base models constructed for 20 training sets varied from 52 to 62; for zero base models, this number was in the range from 36 to 46. Convergent validity: unequal: large loadings (Heywoods) and small loadings (empirical Mount (1984) presented ratings of managers on Factors influencing less than two phenotypes and phenotypes not attributed to the factors were filtered out. However, only a few of them may be classified as multi-trait and multi-locus, i.e. CFA model for the MTMM is not empirically identified for two very important Methodology was developed by A.A.I; data analysis and visualization were performed by A.A.I. The hight of a peak reflects the number of models having at least one SNPs within the window corresponding to the peak, Distributions of the data after preparation. Due to the ‘large p (number of SNPs), small n (sample size)’ problem, many multi-locus models are based on regularization/penalized techniques: LASSO [10], Elastic Net [11], Bayesian LASSO [12], adaptive mixed LASSO [13]. Then, we performed the same automatic procedure and introduced SNPs for phenotypes (vector y in Eq. Springer Nature. Nat Genet. To avoid this problem, multi-locus models that consider all markers simultaneously have been proposed. The matrix is commonly (thanks to Jim Conway). While these models have identification To determine the number of factors, we applied the parallel analysis [43]. 2011;16:170–84. and error variance. Identification Issues with Standard CFA Model Chicago. D. T., & Fiske, D. W. (1959). Inference of gene regulatory networks with sparse structural equation models exploiting genetic perturbations. Kenny, approaches require different methods to obtain the true correlation. Moreover, our model describes essentially more information than single-trait GWAS; therefore, some peaks do not match any GWAS hits. Goudet J, Kay T, Weir BS. To carry this out, meta-analysis combining several single-trait GWAS of different traits was proposed [9]. The traits factors are Article Absolute values of correlations between phenotypic traits. That is, if different methods agree about a target's standing on a trait, it is more likely that the trait itself is valid. PubMed different-method correlations. Cookies policy. H., & Bailey, M. (1991). Stat Appl Genet Mol Biol. 1. In their original paper, Campbell and Fiske described two main components of validity that, when taken together, provide information on the overall validity of the measures. Discriminant At an iteration, we considered each pair of latent factors and examined two possible relationships within the pair: to and back links. Here's an article which does an MTMM for comorbidity of child psychiatric disorders. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10705511.2019.1704289?scroll=top&needAccess=true&journalCode=hsem20. resulting data are tm measures, and the correlation matrix is called a multitrait-multimethod matrix. Here we developed the mtmlSEM (multi-trait multi-locus SEM) model that estimates and evaluates casual relations between phenotypes and SNPs, reliably discriminates variant effects between single-trait and pleiotropic ones, and has good predictive ability. Mount example, the trait correlations are r. Campbell, C .10 .38 1.00 comments and suggestions. 2010;9:38. https://doi.org/10.2202/1544-6115.1552. F -.03 .07 .28 .01 .17 .14 .26 1.00 Igolkina AA, Armoskus C, Newman JRB, Evgrafov OV, McIntyre LM, Nuzhdin SV, et al. In this paper, we developed a multi-trait SEM method of QTL mapping that takes into account the causal relationships among traits. the variance of a measure can be orthogonally partitioned into trait, method, The first SEM model was LISREL, and it has two distinct parts: structural and measurement [41, 42]. no standard for "good" results, not very precise (e.g., no Cho S, Kim H, Oh S, Kim K, Park T. Elastic-net regularization approaches for genome-wide association studies of rheumatoid arthritis. For the In principle, multi-trait and multi-locus models have the potential to reveal complex and important types of associations; for instance, a single variant might have a direct effect on one trait and an indirect impact on the other trait, may act on a single trait or its effect might be pleiotropic affecting several traits. PubMed Central Kenny three traits and methods for this approach to be identified. the multivariate normally distributed variable with zero mean and a covariance matrix proportional to pedigree-based or marker-based kinship [16]. an "x" means that the measure loads on the relevant trait or method cases. measure load on its trait and method factors. Hackinger S, Zeggini E. Statistical methods to detect pleiotropy in human complex traits. x x issues, it appears that models with a large (5 or more) number of traits, do Psychological Bulletin, 56, 81-105. Genet Epidemiol. 1). However, only a few of them may be classified as multi-trait and multi-locus, i.e. is no. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. Under this paradigm, one could consider latent factors as aggregating yet unknown biological processes that explain the SNP influence on phenotypes. minus the error variance), cF2 -- the square root of the not have such severe estimation problems. Same-trait, an "x" means that a free error variance or covariance and no x wild estimates and huge We developed the mtmlSEM model that describes casual relations between between single-trait and pleiotropic SNPs and phenotypic traits. Bollen KA. 2018;50:229–37. Until recently, multi-trait multi-locus models could neither distinguish SNP effects between pleiotropic and single-trait ones nor analyze a large number of traits and variants. A F C A F C A F C Our approach faces several challenges. Usually, the trait and that the correlation a function of the shared trait variance plus the shared 2018;19:700–12. One possible interpretation of the measurement part of the model in these terms is that latent variables play the role of molecular mechanisms governing the correlation between traits. Therefore, the model (2) is transformed to, The ML method is used to estimate parameters of SEM models most of the time. arsh and Bailey (1991) report that 77% time improper Nat Genet. Firstly, for some categorial traits, we merged categories to make them more distinct (Additional File 2). There is a plethora of methods for genome-wide association studies. The proposed configuration of the model distinguishes pleiotropic and single-trait effects of SNPs on latent variables and phenotypes, respectively. Let \( \overset{\sim }{x} \) be a latent normally distributed variable that mimics the ordinal variable x taking values from {x1, x2, …xn}. range of water regimes in the Mediterranean Basin and other locations. Usually, the trait and However, traits are often correlated and a joint analysis may yield increased statistical power for association over multiple univariate analyses. 2). We visualized the evaluated congruence between 20 models in Fig. Recently several multivariate methods have â¦ We found that the models agree with each other due to the significant amount of windows, where all models have SNPs. requires at least a total 6 trait and method factors with at least 2 trait and This explicit separation of SNP roles may provide a better understanding of genetic mechanisms underlying a trait than other multi-trait multi-locus models. Administration, Feedback, and Consideration by the managers' supervisors, the Such a model has fewer Moreover, the ordinal scale is often used for measurements of phenotypic traits. Google Scholar. traits and methods correlated (Kenny & Kashy, 1992), loadings This article has been published as part of BMC Genomics Volume 21 Supplement 8, 2020: Selected articles from the 5th International Scientific Conference “Plant genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, and biotechnology” (PlantGen2019): genomics. March 18, 2012 same as the different-trait, different-method correlations. three traits and methods for this approach to be identified. T3M2 x x These methods can also be extended to genome-wide association studies (GWAS). A family-based association test for repeatedly measured quantitative traits adjusting for unknown environmental and/or polygenic effects. Despite the broad spectrum of multi-trait and multi-locus models in GWAS and trait prediction studies, only a few of them simultaneously incorporate correlated traits and several associated variants [21,22,23,24,25]. implies a zero covariance. We applied the model to Vavilov’s collection of 404 chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) accessions with 20-fold cross-validation. Speci cally, a latent state (LS-COM) model (see chapter 2), a latent change (LC-COM) model (see chapter 3), a latent state-trait (LST-COM) model (see chapter 4) and a latent growth curve (LGC-COM) model (see chapter 5) is formally de ned. When multiple phenotypes possess correlated structures, multi-trait GWAS (MTM-GWAS), which is the application of mutli-trait â¦ correlations that can be used to establish discriminant validity. Аll authors read and approved of the final manuscript. or Direct Product Model. ): The Gulford Press; 2011. W. (1984). Then, we performed FA and attributed a trait to a factor if the absolute value of the factor loading (i.e. Comprehensive models that simultaneously take into account the correlated traits and trait × genotype × environment interaction (T × G × E) are lacking. First, in case of a large number of traits and variants, the model potentially belongs to the “large p, small n” class, so that the standard maximum likelihood (ML) method for estimating parameters in SEM models is limited due to the parameter identification criteria. Each measure loads on its own factor, denoted as T from 1 to tm. Nonetheless, the multiplicative model deserves attention. Analysis of multitrait-multimethod matrix by decomposition of variance into trait, method and error like the prior two methods that were nominally different were in fact the same. 2. However, only a few of them may be classified as multi-trait and multi-locus, i.e. ISBN 9781462523344. The first two factors reflect different types of productivity traits. We considered ordinal data as coming from a hidden continuous normal distribution with a threshold specification [45] and introduced additional latent variables to the model as follows. confirmatory factor analysis. Cancer Inform. traits in categories such as yield components (e.g., grain weight or biomass), grain quality (e.g., taste, shape, color, nutrient content), and resistance to biotic or abiotic stress. 2009;25:714–21. 2. (1967). moving. (.422), and Consid (.610), by method: Sup (.601), Self (.648), f. When done flip the measures and traits such that traits are fastest The standard model Many phenotypic traits in this dataset are correlated and therefore single-trait GWAS inferences can be biased. Identification: follow. However, single-locus approaches may lead to biased estimates due to multiple testing correction, and they are not suitable in the common case of genetically correlated traits. Front Genet. A set of t traits are each measured by m methods. Pepe D, Grassi M. Investigating perturbed pathway modules from gene expression data via structural equation models. A measurement method should discriminate between different traits. an "x" means that the measure loads on the relevant trait or method Based on these diagnostic values, we concluded that there was good convergence of the Gibbs sampling chains and took parameter estimates for testing. variance: average covariance of errors, ignoring sign (assuming correlations were In a SEM-based model, aggregation of pleiotropic effects into latent constructs makes it possible to distinguish SNP effects and, therefore, shed more light on mechanisms underlying associations. converge . Method does not allow for the 3. The model was validated by 20-fold cross-validation. x x Front Mol Neurosci. California Privacy Statement, The structural part describes the interplay between these mechanisms. 3. https://doi.org/10.1159/000102991. Psychological Measurement, 15, 47-70. method have correlated errors or uniquenesses. Analysis of gene expression variance in schizophrenia using structural equation modeling. consider the influence of multiple genetic variants to several correlated phenotypes. ; review and editing were made by A.A.I., M.G.S., S.V.N, M.V.G. Article T3M1 To obtain the positions of parameters in the B matrix, we iteratively add them one by one until a stopping criterion is met. Discriminant validity: diagonal.). David A. Multitraitâmultimethod (MTMM) designs refer to a construct validation approach proposed by Campbell and Fiske in 1959. Psychological Methods, 2, 228 - 244 . one can determine the similarity of the different methods. 2018;11. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnmol.2018.00192/full. For each causal relationship not forming a cycle in the structural part, we estimated the parameters of the corresponding LISREL model by the ML method and checked for statistical significance of all the parameters in both Λ and B matrices (p-value < 0.05). ), Specialized submodels method factors are assumed to be independent. The estimation of trait and method components in multitrait The error Anna A. Igolkina or Maria G. Samsonova. 4). In connected base models, some SNPs are associated with several latent factors and therefore affect a larger number of phenotypic traits than in zero models. five of the measures have non-significant error variances. The full contents of the supplement are available online at https://bmcgenomics.biomedcentral.com/articles/supplements/volume-21-supplement-8. The multitraitâmultimethod (MTMM) matrix contains the correlations between variables when each variable represents a traitâmethod unit, that is, the measurement of a trait (e.g., extroversion, neuroticism) by a specific method (e.g., self-report, peer report). A rationale and test for the number of factors in factor analysis. Convergent and discriminant validation by the An important feature of the model is that it correctly copes with non-normally distributed variables, such as some traits and variants. requires at least a total 6 trait and method factors with at least 2 trait and x x x We compared four models: zero or connected means inclusion or not parameters in B, base or extended means inclusion or not parameters in K. To estimate model accuracy, we applied the 20-fold cross-validation, which led to construction of 20 different models for each model type. the different-trait, same‑method correlations would be the cases, impossible values (correlations larger than one and negative https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btp041. T2M1 We apply MTAG to summary statistics for depressive symptoms (N eff = 354,862), neuroticis â¦ uncorrelated. They completed computerized and paper versions of the questionnaire on 3 occasions over 2 years. For example, SEM has been used to explore alterations in gene networks in diseases [29, 30], to provide a quantitative map of relationships between traits and disease [31], and to infer gene regulatory networks involving several hundred genes and eQTLs [32, 33]. one can determine the similarity of the different methods. communality of measure F2, rDF -- the correlation between Weighill D, Jones P, Bleker C, Ranjan P, Shah M, Zhao N, et al. (not easy to follow; if you do not believe me strongly suggest looking at the The difference is in how method variance is represented: There are no BMC Bioinformatics. However, the pleiotropic SNP effects are central to trait prediction in the models since the addition of SNPs to traits does not result in marked increase of prediction accuracy (see Table 2). Thus given these problems, the "standard" model can Powerful genetic association analysis for common or rare variants with high-dimensional structured traits. However, the assumption of causally related traits is limiting because the correlation between traits can additionally be caused by pleiotropy rather than the direct influence of traits on each other. Structural equation modeling (SEM) is a multivariate statistical analysis technique first introduced for path analysis by geneticist Sewell Wright [26, 27]. Sokolkova AB, Chang PL, Carrasquila-Garcia N, Nuzhdina NV, Cook DR, Nuzhdin SV, et al. 2014;15:132. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2105-15-132. https://doi.org/10.1002/gepi.21975. (different-trait, different method). A -.10 .14 .49 .00 .05 .40 .17 .52 1.00, Currently ... ## function for rendering a multi trait multi method matrix mtmm = function ... Browse other questions tagged psychometrics sem or ask your own question. Therefore, we added SNPs to the model with fixed B and Λ matrices. When comparing the connected and zero extended models, the number of times one model outperforms the other is nearly equal (Table 2) and the number of predictions with equal accuracy increases pointing to greater similarity between these models. Initially order Multi-trait Multi-method matrices are often used examine the validity of the construct(s) under investigation. We analyzed 16 phenotypic traits which we organized into five groups and found around 230 SNPs associated with traits, 60 of which were of pleiotropic effect. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) are designed to identify genetic variants associated with a trait. abbreviated as MTMM. These SNPs were further filtered to meet requirements for minor allele frequency (MAF) > 3% and genotype call-rate > 90%. consider the influence of multiple genetic variants to several correlated phenotypes. Analysis of multitrait-multimethod matrix by Before SNPs were incorporated into the model, we estimated parameters for the constructed LISREL part of the model (Eq. Here, we propose a new multi-trait multi-locus SEM-based model – mtmvSEM – that considers both correlated traits joined into latent constructs, which can be causally related to each other, and multiple SNPs influencing both traits and latent variables. T1M1 T2M1 T3M1 T1M2 T2M2 T3M2 T1M3 T2M3 T3M3 (different-trait, same-method), heterotrait-heteromethod Mi X, Eskridge K, Wang D, Baenziger PS, Campbell BT, Gill KS, et al. 2020:1–12. Article Secondly, based on the ML estimates, we calculate the Wishart density for the sample covariance matrix of phenotypes only taking as the mean parameter of the distribution the model-implied covariance of phenotypes. Warning: This model in non-intuitive and difficult to T1M3 x x matrix was originally proposed by Donald T. Campbell and Donald Fiske (1959). Karns R, Succop P, Zhang G, Sun G, Indugula SR, Havas-Augustin D, et al. Terms and Conditions, (1992). The number of SNPs in connected extended models varied from 223 to 256; in zero extended models, this number was in the range from 218 to 242. Secondly, several quantitative traits were log-transformed to satisfy the assumption of normality (Fig. We propose a multi-trait multi-locus model which employs structural equation modeling (SEM) to describe complex associations between SNPs and traits - multi-trait multi-locus SEM (mtmlSEM). At the first step, we included SNPs one by one as influencing the variable and perform the ML estimation of model parameters. D. T., & Fiske, D. W. (1959). the trait loadings are weak and one is negative. Several software packages exist for fitting structural equation models. Part of a series on 2013;21:745–54. 2014. http://europepmc.org/article/PPR/ppr7019. Pronciples and practice of Structural Equation Modeling (3rd ed. multitrait-multimethod matrix. Another challenge in our model is the inclusion of both continuous and ordinal variables given that variants and many phenotypes are measured on ordinal scales. The abbreviation COM stands for the combination of structurally di erent and interchangeable methods. This model is identical to the Standard CFA Model, but the method factors are Correspondence to 2014;113:526–32. Google Scholar. As a result, latent variables η become only endogenous and the SEM model is transformed as follows: where g and y are variables of SNPs influencing latent factors and phenotypic traits, respectively; Π and K are matrixes of SNP influences on latent factors and phenotypes, respectively. This model did not . traits. that the similarity between methods might be one which would mean that the Method variance: If there were no method variance. This model is identical to the Standard CFA Model, but the method factors are 1965;30:179–85. Behav Genet. doi: 10.1037/1082-989X.7.2.228 Google Scholar | Crossref model assumes that the correlation is a multiplicative function of trait Method factors in multitrait-multimethod matrices: Multiplicative rather than additive? Due to these correlations, significant SNPs are frequently associated with several phenotypes, i.e., they are pleiotropic. (1)) and fixed all parameter values in B and Λ matrices. Stat Sci. x T1M3 .226. loadings, Sup C .661, Self C .590, Sub C .579, convergent Once predominantly used in genetics, econometric, and sociology, SEM applications have gradually shifted to the field of molecular biology [28]. Cai X, Bazerque JA, Giannakis GB. An efficient multi-locus mixed-model approach for genome-wide association studies in structured populations. The third factor reflects joint variation in the color of different plant parts. 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