Table 2  Location error and confidence interval distance means and standard errors (in both genetic and physical distance) for different effect sizes and sample sizes in the different designs
Location errorConfidence interval
DesignEffect size (%)Sample sizePhysical (kb)Genetic (cM)Physical (kb)Genetic (cM)% within C.I.
Inbred RILs
5400304 (25)0.67 (0.06)712 (36)1.5 (0.05)79
5600177 (14)0.37 (0.03)648 (31)1.4 (0.04)89
5828164 (16)0.34 (0.03)590 (22)1.3 (0.04)93
10400179 (15)0.34 (0.02)632 (31)1.3 (0.04)89
10600112 (9)0.22 (0.01)530 (26)1.1 (0.03)96
10828116 (13)0.26 (0.04)411 (20)0.86 (0.03)94
pA–pB cross
5400389 (31)0.84 (0.09)480 (25)0.93 (0.03)61
5600235 (18)0.51 (0.04)491 (23)1.1 (0.03)75
5828157 (11)0.33 (0.02)489 (22)1.1 (0.03)86
10400178 (14)0.36 (0.03)450 (19)0.99 (0.03)83
10600139 (14)0.29 (0.03)430 (21)0.89 (0.03)88
10828118 (11)0.23 (0.02)388 (23)0.81 (0.02)92
MC5828130 (9)0.27 (0.02)596 (28)1.2 (0.03)95
MR5828136 (10)0.27 (0.02)598 (26)1.2 (0.03)95
  • MC, multiallelic common design; MR, multiallelic rare design. A standard 2-LOD support interval was used for all confidence intervals.