TABLE A1

Comparison of biometrical models for the case of two alleles at a QTL

GenotypeEaston (1976)Current model
A1A1A1A12dμ + 4α1 + 6β11 + 4γ111 + δ1111
A1A1A1A2d + 3h + v + wμ + 3α1 + α2 + 3β11 + 3μ12 + γ111 + 3γ112 + δ1112
A1A1A2A24hμ + 2α1 + 2α2 + β11 + 4μ12 + β22 + 2γ112 + 2γ122 + δ1122
A1A2A2A2d + 3hv + wμ + α1 + 3α2 + 3β12 + 3β22 + 3γ122 + γ222 + δ1222
A2A2A2A2−2dμ + 4α2 + 6β22 + 4γ222 + δ2222
  • The expressions given by Easton (1976) are differences from the mean of the two quadruplex genotypes.