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lod score

(lod skōr),
A number used in genetic linkage studies; logarithm (decadic) of the odds in favor of genetic linkage.
[logarithm + odds]

lod score

(lod skōr)
A number used in genetic linkage studies; logarithm (base 10) of the odds in favor of genetic linkage.
[logarithm + odds]

lod score

a statistical method of estimating linkage between human genes by calculating the odds of a particular frequency of births having been produced by GENETIC LINKAGE as compared with INDEPENDENT ASSORTMENT. The name lod comes from ‘log of odds’.

lod score

(lod skōr)
A number used in genetic linkage studies; logarithm (base 10) of the odds in favor of genetic linkage.
[logarithm + odds]

Lod score

(lod),
n the “Logarithm of the odds” score, which measures the likelihood of two genes being within measurable distance of each other.
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6, depending on the study design, with an LOD score between 3 and 3.
92 D155986(d) (a) LOD = parametric family-based loci score method; a lod score of slightly greater than 3 is accepted as evidence in favor of linkage at p [is less than or equal to] .
In the initial sample, there was evidence of genetic linkage between a large area of chromosome 7 and alcohol dependence (peak LOD score 1.
Two-point LOD scores between [alpha]-LA and the three markers are summarized in the Table 6.
We recorded the highest peak observed for each chromosome and counted the number of chromosomes exhibiting an LOD score equal to or greater than a given threshold p.
Further, LOD scores associated with the probabilities for two of these markers (M28 and M31) exceeded the 1% group-wise significance threshold level, although neither LOD score exceeded the 5% experiment-wise threshold value of 2.
Sex was mapped on to LG4 of ShrimpMap, regardless of the LOD score used to perform the linkage analysis, but the order of markers varied somewhat (Fig.