Multipoint gene mapping using seriation. I. General methods

Am J Hum Genet. 1987 Aug;41(2):180-8.


Initial and accurate inference of locus order and estimates of interlocus distances and interference can be obtained using seriation techniques. The analysis requires a matrix of recombination values that can be estimated by standard pairwise linkage analysis. This allows combination of results from individual investigators without reanalysis of basic pedigree material. Seriation can be performed without the use of a computer.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Chromosome Mapping*
  • Genetic Linkage
  • Genetic Markers
  • Humans
  • Models, Genetic*
  • Statistics as Topic


  • Genetic Markers