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Table 2 Description of simulated scenarios

From: A comparison of methods for whole-genome QTL mapping using dense markers in four livestock species

Scenario Nb of QTL Type of effect MAF Linkage disequilibrium*
1 1 Additive 0.3 0.8
2 1 Additive 0.3 0.4
3 1 Additive 0.1 0.8
4 1 Dominant 0.3 0.8
5 2 Additive 0.3 0.8
  1. Nb = number; QTL = quantitative trait loci, MAF = minor allele frequency *correlation between QTL and a close marker.