A note on ENDOG: a computer program for analysing pedigree information



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Gutiérrez García, Juan Pablo and Goyache, F. (2005) A note on ENDOG: a computer program for analysing pedigree information. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 122 (3). pp. 172-176. ISSN 0931-2668

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The aim of this note is to describe the program endog (v.3.0). The program handles pedigree information to conduct several demographic and genetic analyses including:
(a) the individual inbreeding and average relatedness coefficients;
(b) effective population size;
(c) parameters characterizing the concentration of both gene and individuals origin such as the effective number of founders and ancestors, the effective number of founder herds;
(d) F statistics and paired genetic distances for each subpopulation under study;
(e) descriptors of the genetic importance of the herds in a population and
(f) generation intervals. The program will help breeders and researchers to monitor the changes in genetic variability and population structure with limited costs of preparing datasets.
The program, user’s guide and example file can be downloaded free of charge from the World Wide Web at http://www.ucm.es/ info/prodanim/Endog30.zip.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Animal genetics; Biological diversity; Breeding; Computer programs; Genetic polymorphisms; Population genetics; Animal diversity
Subjects:Sciences > Computer science > Software
Medical sciences > Biology > Genetics
Medical sciences > Veterinary > Animal culture
ID Code:5704
Deposited On:13 Jun 2006
Last Modified:11 May 2021 13:56

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