F13 lecture 13

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Unformatted text preview: to think about E •  if replicates of gene2cally iden2cal individuals are raised in the same (as much as can be achieved) environment –  there will be varia2on (E) –  this will likely average out over many individuals –  here E, is thought of as “noise” – can be quan2fied with a variance loci can have different effects on a phenotype major genes minor genes there is a con2nuum of effects greatly complicates the determina2on of how many genes control varia2on in a trait •  “sta2s2cal quan2ta2ve gene2cs” •  •  •  •  –  genome = black box –  not concerned with # loci •  QTL mapping – concerned with detec2ng loci and their effects types of gene ac2on gene...
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