Description - Analysis of Human Genetic Linkage by Jurg Ott
An introduction to human genetic linkage analysis and gene mapping. Jurg Ott provides mathematical and statistical foundations of linkage analysis for researchers and practitioners, as well as practical comments on available computer programs and Web sites. Each chapter ends with a set of problems, the solutions to which are found at the back of the book. New to this edition is a chapter on complex traits, such as diabetes, some cancers, and psychiatric conditions. Also new is an overview of non-parametric approaches to linkage and association analysis. A chapter on two-locus inheritance introduces the reader to many of the intricate aspects of complex traits.
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Johns Hopkins University Press
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Author Biography - Jurg Ott
Jurg Ott is a professor and head of the Laboratory of Statistical Genetics at Rockefeller University. He is editor-in-chief of Human Heredity and the author of the first generally available computer program on human linkage analysis (LIPED).