Zhifen Zhang, The Ohio State University
- Introduce the concept of a kinship matrix
- Visualize where a kinship matrix is used in the unified mixed model for association mapping
- Demonstrate how to generate a kinship matrix using Microsatellite Analyzer (MSA)
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Development of this page was supported in part by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Solanaceae Coordinated Agricultural Project, agreement 2009-85606-05673, administered by Michigan State University. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the United States Department of Agriculture.
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