TABLE 1

Effect of varying sample sizes on the power to detect map QTL

SIM2QTL (%)
StrainsCholesterol (%)SIM1QTL (%)SIM1delQTL (%)First QTLSecond QTL
30469394089
20196365032
108161608
  • Top row is based on 30 strains, middle row on 20 strains, and bottom row on 10 strains. Columns represent the following traits: cholesterol, a simulated single QTL with the causative SNP included and excluded, and a simulated trait based on two additive SNPs.