An alternative covariance estimator to investigate genetic heterogeneity in populations

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Heslot, Nicolas; Jannink, Jean-Luc;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: Genetics Selection Evolution,volume 47 (issn: 1297-9686, eissn: 1297-9686)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4661961, doi: 10.1186/s12711-015-0171-z
  • Subject: [ SDV ] Life Sciences [q-bio] | Genetics(clinical) | Research Article | Genetics | Animal Science and Zoology | Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

Background For genomic prediction and genome-wide association studies (GWAS) using mixed models, covariance between individuals is estimated using molecular markers. Based on the properties of mixed models, using available molecular data for prediction is optimal if thi... View more
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