QTLRel: an R Package for Genome-wide Association Studies in which Relatedness is a Concern

January 2011
BMC Genetics;2011, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p66
Academic Journal
The article discusses the development of an R package, QTLRel, to enable more flexible modeling of genetic relatedness as well as covariates and non-genetic variance components. The package to analyze many datasets are used to analyze the model. It is found that QTLRel is a toolkit for genome-wide association studies that is capable of calculating genetic incidence matrices from pedigrees, estimating variance components and performing genome scans.


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