Genehunter question

Andrew W awalley at well.ox.ac.uk
Thu Mar 1 05:10:29 EST 2001



Martin Farrall wrote:

> On Thu, 1 Mar 2001, Andrew W wrote:
>
> > Max Myakishev wrote:
> >
> > > How to load quantitative phenotypes in genehunter?
> > > I didn't find any command in manual.
> > > Please help!
> >
> > Unless someone can correct me I don't think you can use quantitative
> > phenotypes with Genehunter. Try using MapmakerSibs instead as this is
> > very similar to Genehunter but will allow you to use quantitative
> > phenotypes for multipoint analysis.
> >
> > Software is available at
> > ftp://ftp-genome.wi.mit.edu/distribution/software/sibs
> >
> > and the Postscript version of the manual is at
> >  http://linkage.rockefeller.edu/soft/sibs/sibs.ps
> >
> > Hope that helps,
> >
> > Dr. Andrew Walley,
>
> Genehunter version 2 includes the sib-pair QTL mapping statistics that
> were implemented in Mapmaker/Sibs; gh2 also includes variance components
> analysis.
>
> Martin Farrall

As Martin says, on closer investigation of the help files it is possible to
import and analyse quantitative data into genehunter 2. The details of the
format required for the data can be found by typing the command "help
variance components", without the quotation marks.

Andrew Walley








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