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Heterozygosity Index (H or Het) for a Genetic Marker

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Genetics

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Description:

The Heterozygosity Index (H or Het) is a measure of the informativeness of a genetic marker for linkage analysis. It is the probability that a randomly selected individual from the general population under random mating is heterozygous at the locus. It is useful for codominant loci only.

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