Behavior Genetics

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 261–268

Analysis of major gene effects using recombinant inbred strains and related congenic lines

  • Thomas W. Klein

DOI: 10.1007/BF01072828

Cite this article as:
Klein, T.W. Behav Genet (1978) 8: 261. doi:10.1007/BF01072828


Methods are presented for the detection of major gene effects on continuous phenotypes, using recombinant inbred strains of mice and related congenic lines. Considerations of analysis and limitations on the utility of these genetic resources are discussed.

Key Words

major gene effectsbehaviorrecombinant inbred strainshistocompatibility lines

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas W. Klein
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of CaliforniaDavis