Annals of Human Genetics
Volume 66 Issue 6 Page 431 - November 2002


Linkage mapping of quantitative trait loci in humans: an overview
S. GHOSH, T. REICH1 & P. P. MAJUMDER2

In this article, we provide an overview of the different statistical procedures that have been developed for linkage mapping of quantitative trait loci. We outline the model assumptions, the data requirements and the underlying tests for linkage for the different methods.