The Power of QTL Mapping with RILs

  title={The Power of QTL Mapping with RILs},
  author={Shohei Takuno and Ryohei Terauchi and Hideki Innan},
  booktitle={PloS one},
QTL (quantitative trait loci) mapping is commonly used to identify genetic regions responsible to important phenotype variation. A common strategy of QTL mapping is to use recombinant inbred lines (RILs), which are usually established by several generations of inbreeding of an F1 population (usually up to F6 or F7 populations). As this inbreeding process involves a large amount of labor, we are particularly interested in the effect of the number of inbreeding generations on the power of QTL… CONTINUE READING
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