quantitative trait locus


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quantitative trait locus

[‚kwänt·ə‚tād·iv ¦trāt ′lō·kəs]
(genetics)
The location of a gene that affects a quantitative trait.
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Quantitative trait locus analysis of hybrid pedigrees: variance-components model, inbreeding parameter, and power.
Quantitative trait locus mapping for seed mineral concentrations in two Arabidopsis thaliana recombinant inbred populations.
The advent of quantitative trait locus studies allows for the delineation of the effects of individual genes on complex phenotypes and an unraveling of the genetic system underlying these traits (Liu et al.
The DGAT1 K232A mutation is not solely responsible for the milk production quantitative trait locus on the bovine chromosome 14.
A hidden Markov model combining linkage and linkage disequilibrium information for haplotype reconstruction and quantitative trait locus fine mapping.
Quantitative trait locus mapping based on resampling in a vast maize testcross experiment and its relevance to quantitative genetics for complex traits.
A variety of approaches are employed in these studies, particularly knockout and transgenic mice as well as specially bred animal lines that can be used for various genetic analyses, including quantitative trait locus mapping.
These loci show a significant association with adult body weight indicating linkage to a quantitative trait locus (Cheverud et al.
Molecular dissection of a quantitative trait locus: a phenylalanine-to-tyrosine substitution in the transmembrane domain of the bovine growth hormone receptor is associated with a major effect on milk yield and composition.
Abbreviations: LG, linkage group; PI, plant introductions; QTL, quantitative trait locus; SCN soybean cyst nematode.
KEY WORDS: animal model; animal strains; animal selectively bred for AOD (alcohol or other drug) preference; selective breeding; genetic theory of AODU (AOD use, abuse, and dependence); phenotype; quantitative trait locus; gene knockout technology; transgenic technology

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