inbreeding coefficient


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inbreeding coefficient

[′in‚brēd·iŋ ‚kō·ə‚fish·ənt]
(genetics)
A measure of the rate of inbreeding or the degree to which an individual is inbred. Also known as Wright's inbreeding coefficient.
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Parent plants were always a minimum of 8 m apart and were therefore assumed to be unrelated; initial inbreeding coefficient (F) was set at zero.
The inbreeding coefficient of the (potential) litter had no effect on the probability that a pair would produce a litter or that a pair would successfully tebreed shortly after a first litter was born in any of the three subspecies.
t - 1] be the coancestry of a random individual with itself and a random pair of individuals in generation t - 1, the average inbreeding coefficient in generation t is
The inbreeding coefficient of each inbred line, having gone through a single pair bottleneck, was thus approximately F = 0.
Inbreeding coefficient and the coancestory coefficient were estimated by the algorithms proposed by Meuwissen and Luo (1992) and Malecot (1948), respectively.
Simultaneous estimation of null alleles and inbreeding coefficients.
The overall inbreeding coefficient of all animals was 0.
As a result, the inbreeding coefficient has been calculated over each generation, and the program aims for an average rate of inbreeding less than 1% per generation.
The analysis showed a positive association between child mortality and the inbreeding coefficient for Charles Darwin's children and others in the Darwin-Wedgwood families, suggesting that matching damaging genetic traits from the blood-relative parents could have influenced the health of the offspring.
The inbreeding coefficient (FIS = HE-HO / HE, Nei 1977) was estimated for epiphytes from each host tree species.