Genetic Isolates and Behavioral Gene Searches
Published Online: 15 JUL 2006
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Pato, C. N., Schindler, K. M. and Pato, M. T. 2006. Genetic Isolates and Behavioral Gene Searches. eLS. .
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2006
Genetically isolated populations, created via physical isolation, founder effect and ethnic inbreeding, help to create relatively more homogeneous study populations. In the study of disorders of multifactorial and multiple gene effects, use of such populations should allow for enhanced identification of susceptibility genes by limiting genetic heterogeneity.
- genetic isolates;
- founder effect;
- surname analysis