Latest Quantitative genetics Stories
Genomic prediction, a new field of quantitative genetics, is a statistical approach to predicting the value of an economically important trait in a plant, such as yield or disease resistance.
Scientists searching for the genomics version of the holy grail – more insight into predicting how an animal's genes affect physical or behavioral traits – now have a reference manual that should speed gene discoveries in everything from pest control to personalized medicine.
Researchers from more than 200 institutions in the US and Europe have identified hundreds of genetic variants that in total account for roughly 10 percent of the inherited variation in human height.
International collaboration maps height 'hotspots' in the genome BOSTON, Sept.
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