Genetic linkage analysis of complex genetic traits by using affected sibling pairs.

Journal Article

We provide an introduction to genetic linkage analysis. We discuss methods for the genetic analysis of common, complex disease such as diabetes, heart disease or hypertension. We describe the analysis of affected sibling pairs and discuss some of the challenges in applying these methods.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hauser, ER; Boehnke, M

Published Date

  • December 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 54 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 1238 - 1246

PubMed ID

  • 9883536

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0006-341X

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States