TABLE 1

Sampling variance properties of Embedded Image

Number of alleles
RelationshipMethod24612
Uniform frequencies
    NonrelativesR0.9990.1680.0670.015
C1.0000.1660.0670.017
    Half sibsR1.0110.2690.1420.056
C1.0040.2720.1440.056
    Full sibsR0.9490.4230.3240.248
C0.9480.4400.3360.256
    Parent-offspringR0.9890.3680.2190.096
C1.0080.3760.2200.096
Triangular frequencies
    NonrelativesR1.0700.1820.0740.016
C1.0000.1660.0670.017
    Half sibsR1.2760.3290.1790.074
C1.2400.3600.2400.080
    Full sibsR1.3620.6050.4860.396
C1.4801.0000.9600.880
    Parent-offspringR1.4710.4790.2940.136
C1.5200.6400.6400.280
  • Values are given for the single-locus sampling variances. R and C denote the regression and correlation estimators, respectively. The regression estimates are based on Monte Carlo simulations of 10 loci per pair of individuals.