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Genotype calling in tetraploid species from bi-allelic marker data using mixture models

Roeland E Voorrips13*, Gerrit Gort2 and Ben Vosman13

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1 Plant Breeding Department, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands

2 Biometris, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands

3 Centre for BioSystems Genomics, P.O. Box 98, 6700 AB Wageningen, The Netherlands

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BMC Bioinformatics 2011, 12:172  doi:10.1186/1471-2105-12-172

Published: 19 May 2011

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Additional file 1:

The fitTetra R package. Additional file 1: "fitTetra_1.0.tar.gz" contains the R package fitTetra described in this article, performing the mixture model fitting and model selection. It contains the tetraploid and diploid data used in this article and includes detailed help pages describing the use, input and output of the three user functions. FitTetra is distributed under the GNU Public License http://www.gnu.org/ webcite and is also available from http://www.plantbreeding.wur.nl/UK/software.html webcite. Note that the downloaded file should be renamed to "fitTetra_1.0.tar.gz" before installing the package.

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Additional file 2:

A compiled version of the fitTetra R package. Additional file 2: "fitTetra_1.0.zip" contains the fitTetra package compiled for the Windows operating system. Note that the downloaded file should be renamed to "fitTetra_1.0.zip" before installing the package.

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Additional file 3:

Comparison of fitTetra and beadarrayMSV. Additional file 3 "Comparison of fitTetra and beadarrayMSV.pdf"describes the comparison that was made between fitTetra and beadarrayMSV, using the potato data from this article and the salmon data from [14].

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