16. Mapping and Characterizing QTL: Outbred Populations

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Updated notes

A correction and a new study concerning Example 5.

Measures of Informativeness (Pages 492-495). Dr. Yang Da (Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, University of Minnesota) has suggested that parts of our discussion of PIC may not be technically correct. An extended dicussion of the definition of PIC can be found in

Da, Y. and H.A. Lewin. (1995) Linkage information content and efficiency of fullsib and halfsib designs for gene mapping. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 90:699-706.

On-line Journals

The Journal of Quantitative Trait Loci (JQTL),, an electronic journal sponsored by the Crop Science Society of America

Workshop notes

Identifying And Incorporating Genetic Markers And Major Genes In Animal Breeding Programs by Brian Kinghorn and Julius van der Werf (pdf file). Notes from a course given in Belo Horizonte (Brazil) 31 May to 5 June 2000.

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