GENEHUNTER: your 'one-stop shop' for statistical genetic analysis?

Nyholt, D.R. (2002) GENEHUNTER: your 'one-stop shop' for statistical genetic analysis? Human Heredity, 53(1), pp. 2-7.

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Abstract

The past decade has brought a proliferation of statistical genetic (linkage) analysis techniques, incorporating new methodology and/or improvement of existing methodology in gene mapping, specifically targeted towards the localization of genes underlying complex disorders. Most of these techniques have been implemented in user-friendly programs and made freely available to the genetics community. Although certain packages may be more 'popular' than others, a common question asked by genetic researchers is 'which program is best for me?'. To help researchers answer this question, the following software review aims to summarize the main advantages and disadvantages of the popular GENEHUNTER package.

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ID Code: 92173
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Additional Information: Nyholt, Dale R
eng
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Review
Switzerland
2002/03/20 10:00
Hum Hered. 2002;53(1):2-7.
Keywords: Chromosome Mapping/*methods, Computational Biology/*statistics & numerical data, *Genetic Linkage, Humans, Linkage Disequilibrium, Pedigree, *Software Design, Statistics as Topic
DOI: 10.1159/000048598
ISSN: 0001-5652
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: © 2002 S. Karger AG, Basel
Deposited On: 27 Jan 2016 06:37
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2016 06:38

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