A note on QTL detecting for censored traits

Yixin Fang

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Most existing statistical methods for mapping quantitative trait loci (QTL) assume that the phenotype follows a normal distribution and that it is fully observed. However, some phenotypes have skewed distributions and may be censored. This note proposes a simple and efficient approach to QTL detecting for censored traits with the Cox PH model without estimating the baseline hazard function which is "nuisance".

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)221-229
Number of pages9
JournalGenetics Selection Evolution
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2006
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Genetics


  • Censored trait
  • Interval mapping
  • QTL detecting


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