Initial writing and draft preparation was done by A.A.I. 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. estimation problems than the Standard CFA Model. 2017;22:961–75. Convergent and discriminant validation by the We randomly partitioned the dataset into 20 training (about 380 samples) and test (20 samples) sets and fixed the splits. For each training set, we independently constructed an mtmlSEM model and obtained parameter estimates after Gibbs sampling on 5 chains taking these parameters to predict values of phenotypic traits in the corresponding test set. Here is the diagram: In this model, there are no method factors, but measures that share a common ... ## function for rendering a multi trait multi method matrix mtmm = function ... Browse other questions tagged psychometrics sem or ask your own question. Sunderland: Sinauer Associates; 2010. Initially, GWAS was conducted for each trait separately testing SNPs one by one. Notably, SNPs influencing latent factors do not explain the variances specific to individual phenotypic traits. SNPs in the structural part, g, describe a part of phenotypic variance, which is common for several traits. Studies have shown fairly frequent estimation problems. traits (trait loadings & trait factor correlations) the same way as To construct the mtmlSEM model, we extended the LISREL model with observed exogenous variables assuming them as SNPs. requires at least a total 6 trait and method factors with at least 2 trait and ), Specialized submodels (thanks to Jim Conway). The matrix is commonly abbreviated as MTMM. The multitrait-multimethod (MTMM) matrix is an approach to examining construct validity developed by Campbell and Fiske (1959). This is why it is tempting to have these relationships described explicitly, as in structural equation models. b. Method variance: This method assumes that phenotypes are causally related forming a core structure without latent constructs, and QTLs play the role of exogenous variable to the structure. https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/652569. J Agric Biol Environ Stat. loading structure is as follows: x                                              x. where This depends on having your trait and method encoded in the variable name and you'd probably want to extract CFA loadings for a more solid look at the matter. When multiple phenotypes possess correlated structures, multi-trait GWAS (MTM-GWAS), which is the application of mutli-trait … Our model was applied to a dataset of 404 chickpea landraces analyzed recently [38]. Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russian Federation, Polytechnicheskaya, 29, St. Petersburg, 195251, Russia, Anna A. Igolkina, Georgy Meshcheryakov, Maria V. Gretsova, Sergey V. Nuzhdin & Maria G. Samsonova, Centre for Genome Bioinformatics, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, 199034, Russia, Program Molecular & Computational Biology, Dornsife College of Letters Arts and Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, You can also search for this author in Marsh & Bailey: proper solutions The these conditions, they usually approach one of the cases, and so the standard Kenny, CFA model for the MTMM is not empirically identified for two very important model assumes that the correlation between two variables is NOT an additive Nat Genet. Different‑trait, different-method wild estimates and huge Each measure loads on its own factor, denoted as T from 1 to tm. and S.V.N. The 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. model was originally proposed by Campbell & O'Connell who found that method first set, and then have them load on the other t – 1 sets, but fix the Turley P, Walters RK, Maghzian O, Okbay A, Lee JJ, Fontana MA, et al. We found that the models agree with each other due to the significant amount of windows, where all models have SNPs. Once predominantly used in genetics, econometric, and sociology, SEM applications have gradually shifted to the field of molecular biology [28]. An efficient multi-locus mixed-model approach for genome-wide association studies in structured populations. (different-trait, same-method), heterotrait-heteromethod The matrix was originally proposed by Donald T. Campbell and Donald Fiske (1959). 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. Stat Sci. Suppose for a given data set the proportions of these values are {f1, f2, …fn}, respectively. The factor Notably, while the chickpea dataset used in this study is relatively small, the accuracy of the predictions for many traits was good and is comparable or even superior to the accuracy of breeding values predictions in genomic selection models. There must be at least different-method correlations are in bold ("validity diagonals"). If material is not included in the article's Creative Commons licence and your intended use is not permitted by statutory regulation or exceeds the permitted use, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copyright holder. GW-SEM: a statistical package to conduct genome-wide structural equation modeling. We initiated each chain with random values, and, at each iteration of the sampler, we draw. Grey-coloured traits were not transformed. CFA model is typically empirically cases:  when the loadings for each factor are exactly equal or when there validity – average loading (assuming correlations are analyzed), by trait: Admin (.638), Feedback cases:  when the loadings for each factor are exactly equal or when there communality of measure F2, rDF -- the correlation between Structural equations with latent variables. The datasets analyzed and the scripts during the current study are available in the [GitHub] repository, https://github.com/iganna/mtmlSEM.git. Cite this article. Featured on Meta 2012;44:821–4. methods. The estimation of parameters in the SEM model is traditionally based on the assumption that all variables, whether they are observed or latent, are normally distributed. method factors. problems may be alleviated. (despite the fact that fit is almost always excellent!    This problem can be solved by applying the Bayesian approach, which uses prior information about model parameters. Hum Hered. variances), and convergence problems are quite commonly found during The Segura V, Vilhjálmsson BJ, Platt A, Korte A, Seren Ü, Long Q, et al. For the last Comprehensive models that simultaneously take into account the correlated traits and trait × genotype × environment interaction (T × G × E) are lacking. (1992). https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10705511.2019.1704289?scroll=top&needAccess=true&journalCode=hsem20. https://doi.org/10.1002/gepi.21975. Random-effects models for longitudinal data. Closer inspection of the table showed that the connected base model outperformed the zero base model for 9 phenotypic traits, the opposite situation was observed for 5 traits, and predictions for the remaining 2 traits were nearly equal. For this model to be identified there must be at least two traits and three No proportions of The authors declare that they have no competing interests. 3, some GWAS hits do not have any matches with peaks, because our model does not include correlated SNPs, which naturally occur in GWAS results. Genet Epidemiol. uncorrelated. (2)). To alleviate the latter challenge, multi-trait models have been proposed [1, 2]. 2 method factors. x      x  https://doi.org/10.1038/ng.2310. Wothke, traits. Then, we performed FA and attributed a trait to a factor if the absolute value of the factor loading (i.e. Kenny, an "x" means that a free error variance or covariance and no “x” loadings to be the same. In our model, we performed Bayesian inference and obtained posterior distributions of parameters by Gibbs sampling, a Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) algorithm. different-method correlations should not by too high, especially relative to not have such severe estimation problems. Instead, method variance PSY 9555A (Oct 16): CFA Extensions (Invariance and Means) Multi-Trait Multi-Method Model The K https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-020-06833-2, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-020-06833-2. Similar to GWAS, these methods are based on various regression models that typically include multiple loci and consider kin relationships between individuals. bioRxiv. loadings, Sup C                                     .661, Self C                                      .590, Sub C                                      .579, convergent H., & Bailey, M. (1991). CFA model for the MTMM is not empirically identified for two very important methods. The sample covariance matrix of all observed variables for both phenotypic traits and SNPs follows the Wishart distribution with the mean equal to model-implied covariance matrix (see Additional File 3). solutions result from the Standard CFA approach. similarity and method similarity. (1967). Discriminant validity: The composite direct product model for the multitrait-multimethod matrix is reparameterized as a second-order factor analysis model. multimethod measurement. Supervisor At the second step, the parameter estimates are obtained with MCMC (Gibbs sampling) after the Bayesian inference of posterior distributions for parameters. Modeling metabolic syndrome through structural equations of metabolic traits, comorbid diseases, and GWAS variants. Such a model has fewer Analyzing association mapping in pedigree-based GWAS using a penalized multitrait mixed model. Confirmatory factor analysis of that the similarity between methods might be one which would mean that the variance-covariance matrix would be as follows: where Represents To avoid this complexity, variable reduction techniques were suggested to replace several phenotypic traits with new independent constructs. the measures from 1 to tm, such that method is fastest moving. David A. These limitations explain the sparsity of studies conducting SEM analyses in a genome-wide context. measure. Article  Fit tends to be worse than for the additive models. Heywood x To consider ordinal variables as normally distributed, we substituted sample covariances between ordinal variables with polychoric correlations and between ordinal and continuous variables with polyserial correlations (see section Ordinal variables). 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 multivariate normally distributed variable with zero mean and a covariance matrix proportional to pedigree-based or marker-based kinship [16]. The difference is in how method variance is represented: There are no Due to these correlations, significant SNPs are frequently associated with several phenotypes, i.e., they are pleiotropic. x       x In our dataset, some of the phenotypic traits and all SNPs take discrete ordinal values; therefore, the ML approach cannot be applied. We would like to thank Katrina Sherbina for the careful proofreading. The Maximum likelihood method, most often used to estimate parameters in SEM model, assumes that all observed and latent variables are normally distributed. 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. x Crossa J, Pérez-Rodríguez P, Cuevas J, Montesinos-López O, Jarquín D. de los Campos G, et al. To test whether the relations between latent factors in the model are reasonable and to evaluate impacts of different types of SNPs, we compared four types of models (Fig. methods that were nominally different were in fact the same. datasets for \( \overset{\sim }{v} \), \( \overset{\sim }{g} \) and \( \overset{\sim }{y} \) from truncated normal distributions, independently of ϕ; datasets for η from the multivariate normal distribution conditional on ϕ; diagonal values in Θε from the inverse gamma distribution conditional on ϕ; values in rows of the block matrix [B, Π] from multivariate normal distributions conditional on ϕ; diagonal values in Θδ from the inverse gamma distribution conditional on ϕ; values in rows of the block matrix [Λ, K] from multivariate normal distributions conditional on ϕ. Google Scholar. CAS  2. 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. A measurement method should discriminate between different traits. Marsh, To adapt this model for genotype-phenotype studies, we considered p as a vector of phenotypes, and η as a vector of latent variables, which describe the shared variance of genetically correlated traits. On the other hand, the shared variance of the constructs could rely on the shared methods that were typically used to assess them. The method is not often used, perhaps for the following reasons: 1. PubMed  The The error Such a model has fewer The model was validated by 20-fold cross-validation. 2020:1–12. Part of a series on consider the influence of multiple genetic variants to several correlated phenotypes. In each of the 20 training sets, we automatically obtained the same set of 5 factors influencing 16 partly correlated phenotypes (Table 1, Additional File 1). Pepe D, Grassi M. Investigating perturbed pathway modules from gene expression data via structural equation models. correlations should not by too high, especially relative to same-trait, inputted as data), most method “variance” for the subordinate, Multiplicative There must be at least BMC Proc. In terms of model fit χ²(21) = 20.07, p = .96. and error variance. Our approach faces several challenges. Single-locus models require correction for multiple testing, which dramatically reduces power. 2012;2012:1–13. 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. 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). Applied measure load on its trait and method factors.   T1M3                            x        x Phenotype abbreviations and units of measurement are in Additional File 2. 56, 2, 81-105.) by the two methods would be zero. These effects could be singled out by calculating the difference between SNP effects in extended and zero models. Dashed arrows represent relationships, which were not present is all training sets for directed acyclic graph obtained; Solid lanes represent relationships, which were found in each of 20 training sets, The sliding-window congruence between models obtained in 20-fold cross validation. Supervisor           Self                   Subordinate, A         F       C      A       F      C        A        F       C. 3. that the similarity between methods might be one which would mean that the In fact, using a different method dilutes the Obesity. PubMed  Analysis of gene expression variance in schizophrenia using structural equation modeling. Google Scholar. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-017-0009-4. Purushothaman R, Upadhyaya HD, Gaur PM, Gowda CLL, Krishnamurthy L. Kabuli and desi chickpeas differ in their requirement for reproductive duration. Four model configurations were considered covering all possible combinations (Fig. We first added SNPs influencing the latent factors to obtain both the connected and zero base models. Behav Genet. Lee S-Y. Genetics. Variance decomposed into trait and error variance. estimation problems than the Standard CFA Model. Utilizing the permutation test, we found that positions of the GWAS-hits and the peaks are not independent (p-value < 0.05) indicating that there is some concordance between our models and GWAS analysis. A set of t traits are each measured by m methods. Trends Plant Sci. https://doi.org/10.1038/ng.2314. To obtain the positions of parameters in the B matrix, we iteratively add them one by one until a stopping criterion is met. The reference for CR and for Maximal Reliability is: Hancock, G. R., Mueller, R. O., Rethinking construct reliability within latent variable systems, in Cudeck.   T1M3                                                                 Another SEM-based model which can be used in association studies has been proposed for multi-trait QTL mapping [35]. Convergent validity: measures of the same trait should Biophys (Russian Fed). The factor Under this paradigm, one could consider latent factors as aggregating yet unknown biological processes that explain the SNP influence on phenotypes. at least two traits and three methods. The structural part describes the interplay between these mechanisms. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) are designed to identify genetic variants associated with a trait. This model does not have the difficulties that the standard CFA Cancer Inform. x      x       x  We also propose an automatic procedure to construct the model using factor analysis and the maximum likelihood method. Wu TT, Chen YF, Hastie T, Sobel E, Lange K. Genome-wide association analysis by lasso penalized logistic regression. Limitations: that it estimates a correlation matrix for the methods. In the case of extended models, the supplementary SNPs added to phenotypes described the residual variance not covered by the base models, so that the connected and zero extended models were comparable in both total numbers of SNPs and accuracy. 2014;15:132. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2105-15-132. 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. For instance for the example, The multiplicative Multi-phenotype association decomposition: unraveling complex gene-phenotype relationships. F Crop Res. 2009;25:714–21. Zhan X, Zhao N, Plantinga A, Thornton TA, Conneely KN, Epstein MP, et al. In essence, The full contents of the supplement are available online at https://bmcgenomics.biomedcentral.com/articles/supplements/volume-21-supplement-8. comments and suggestions. How-ever, there are problems with this method when the number of QTLs and traits increase. Estimation Correspondence to The random effect can be estimated together with marker effects as in BLUP and various GWAS mixed-models [17,18,19] or before the association analysis as in GRAMMAR [20]. They completed computerized and paper versions of the questionnaire on 3 occasions over 2 years. Hackinger S, Zeggini E. Statistical methods to detect pleiotropy in human complex traits. Biometrics. However, if there are           A       .56    .17    .04    1.00 Secondly, several quantitative traits were log-transformed to satisfy the assumption of normality (Fig. multitrait-multimethod data: A comparison of alternative models. J Agric Res. We found that in that base and connected extended models behave similarly supporting their resemblance to one another. PubMed  the Mount data the fit is quite good, χ²(12) = 9.19, p = .69. Anna A. Igolkina or Maria G. Samsonova. Genotyping by sequencing (GBS) of chickpea accessions identified 56,855 segregating single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). moving. In this paper, we developed a multi-trait SEM method of QTL mapping that takes into account the causal relationships among traits. The phenotype data were further transformed in two ways. California Privacy Statement, believe me? consider the influence of multiple genetic variants to several correlated phenotypes. correlations are stronger than the different-trait, different-method Genet Epidemiol. 1). The developed model is a general one and can be applied to analysis of associations between variants and correlated traits in any dataset. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated in a credit line to the data. et al. For the latter, as well as for g and y variables, we apply the threshold approach described above and introduce vectors of latent variables \( \overset{\sim }{v} \), \( \overset{\sim }{g} \) and \( \overset{\sim }{y} \), respectively. three traits and methods for this approach to be identified. There is a plethora of methods for genome-wide association studies. 1991;6:15–32. Several software packages exist for fitting structural equation models. Liu B, de la Fuente A, Hoeschele I. Gene network inference via structural equation modeling in Genetical genomics experiments. same as the different-trait, different-method correlations.   T2M2                   x                           x Usually, the trait and There are also three Heywood cases in the Page recently The Gelman-Rubin diagnostics was higher than 1.05 in only 1% of all parameters. Heredity (Edinb). instrument-based: Guttman, Likert, and Thurstone, informant-based: self, supervisor, supervisee, homotrait-heteromethod The third factor reflects joint variation in the color of different plant parts.                     A         F       C      A       F      C        A        F       C          You do not   T3M3                                                                 Genetics. To carry this out, meta-analysis combining several single-trait GWAS of different traits was proposed [9]. and Sub (.421), trait correlations; rAF = .475, rAC = In multiple-trait GWAS, incorporating the underlying causal structures among traits … We identified latent variables influencing phenotypic traits applying factor analysis (FA). Infrequently Used Data Analytic Methods for MTMM Data.   T2M1   It is possible This video is unavailable. Under this assumption, the sample covariance matrix of observed variables follows the Wishart distribution with the mean equal to the model-implied covariance matrix. 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. Factors influencing less than two phenotypes and phenotypes not attributed to the factors were filtered out. 2007;177:577–85. However, none of these traits-variants associations are explicitly embedded into known models. standardized regression coefficient) exceeds 0.5. Convergent and discriminant validation by the multitrait-multimethod matrix. By using this website, you agree to our https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02289447. 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. Although the exact continuous measurements of \( \overset{\sim }{x} \) are not available, we consider that if x = xk, then \( {t}_{k-1}<\overset{\sim }{x}\le {t}_k \) [45]. Identification Issues with Standard CFA Model We also used the model to predict chickpea phenotypic traits and got sufficiently good results for most of them. Аll authors read and approved of the final manuscript. pleiotropic, single-trait, direct, indirect). multitrait-multimethod matrix. These studies have gained popularity and enjoy practical application in agriculture, specifically, in estimating individual breeding values and selecting breeding lines [15].           F       -.03   .07    .28    .01    .17    .14    .26    1.00 Article  traits and methods correlated (Kenny & Kashy, 1992), loadings correlations. 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