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Table 1 Expected (pedigree-based) additive genetic relationships on the autosomes and on the X-chromosome (specific part) for different categories of animals

From: Theoretical and empirical comparisons of expected and realized relationships for the X-chromosome

Relationship class Autosomes X-chromosome
Relationships Correlations Relationships Correlations
Sire/son 0.50 0.50 0.00 0.00
Sire/daughter 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.71
Dam/son 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.71
Dam/daughter 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50
Paternal half-sibs (two males) 0.25 0.25 0.00 0.00
Paternal half-sibs (male/female) 0.25 0.25 0.00 0.00
Paternal half-sibs (two females) 0.25 0.25 0.50 0.50
Maternal half-sibs (two males) 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.50
Maternal half-sibs (male/female) 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.35
Maternal half-sibs (two females) 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25
Full-sibs (two males) 0.50 0.50 0.25 0.50
Full-sibs (male/female) 0.50 0.50 0.25 0.35
Full-sibs (two females) 0.50 0.50 0.75 0.75
Diagonal elements (males) 1.00 1.00 0.50 1.00
Diagonal elements (females) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
  1. The relationships are also represented in terms of correlations (i.e., dividing by the square root of 0.5 for each male involved in the relationship)
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