[R-sig-ME] using R to estimate heritability

David Duffy David.Duffy at qimr.edu.au
Thu Mar 6 21:55:54 CET 2008

On Thu, 6 Mar 2008, David Paez wrote:

> Hi,
> I would like to know if anyone has used linear mixed modelling in R to estimate
> the genetic variance components of a phenotype. I would greatly appreciate any
> sample data sets, as well as the codes used or any other comments.
> Cheers
> David

See the kinship package, and read the CRAN Genetics task view.

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