GENETIC POWER CALCULATOR

Record added by Jurg Ott (the original Rockefeller list)

Version

2001-2005

Description

automated power analysis for variance components (VC) quantitative trait locis (QTL) linkage and association tests in sibships, and other common tests

Author

  • S. Purcell

  • P Sham

URL

http://pngu.mgh.harvard.edu/~purcell/gpc/

Reference

  • Sham, Cherny, Purcell, Hewitt (2000), “Power of linkage versus association analysis of quantitative traits, by use of variance-components models, for sibship data”, American Journal of Human Genetics, 66(5):1616-1630

  • Purcell, Cherny, Sham (2003), “Genetic Power Calculator: design of linkage and association genetic mapping studies of complex traits”, Bioinformatics, 19(1):149-150.