Table 3

Categories of pedigree permutations explored in VIPER.

Category

Permutation


1.

Alter father of individual

2.

Alter father of family

3.

Alter father of litter

4.

Alter father of sire sibs

5.

Alter mother of individual

6.

Alter mother of family

7.

Alter mother of litter

8.

Alter parents of individual

9.

Alter parents of family

10.

Alter parents of litter

11.

Alter sex of individuals


All permutations (1-11) were readily identified in the sandwich overview apart from No.11, where inconsistent sex assertions in the pedigree file break the pedigree, causing a fatal error on file loading.

Paterson et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13(Suppl 8):S5   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-13-S8-S5

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