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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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Genome-wide genotyping, haplotyping, and fine mapping linked renal Hg accumulation to three genes with identical LOD scores of 1.
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Dyslexia and chromosome 15 heteromorphism: negative LOD score in a Danish material.
Table 2 shows these markers, their probabilities and LOD scores, the group-wise threshold LOD scores and the percentage of P.
For each locus tested, the parameter set giving the highest LOD score was used to estimate additive and dominance effects in the lines per se and additive effects in the testcross lines.
LOD] is the number of trios in which the true sire was identified by assigning paternity to the putative sire with the highest LOD score among non-excluded putative sires.
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.
These same critical values were used for the LOD scores generated from the mandibular characters as well, so that if the LOD score for any character equaled or exceeded the critical value for that particular chromosome, the null hypothesis of no QTL effect was rejected.
Pairwise two-point lod scores between [alpha]-LA and three markers Locus 1 Locus 2 Lod score IL-TX RH5000 (1) [alpha]-LA U63110 8.
The Kosambi mapping function was used with a minimum LOD score of 3.
The mapping program JoinMap was chosen to construct partial LGs based on a minimum LOD score of 4 (Stam, 1993; van Ooijen and Voorrips, 2001).
Any location with a LOD score greater than the empirical LOD threshold level was considered to identify QTL significantly associated with the trait.