Table 1

Comparison of vQTL methods
Estimation method Simulated distribution
Gaussian Poisson
Levene’s test 0.053 0.497
SVLM 0.063 0.389
DGLM-Gaussian 0.064 0.632
DGLM-Poisson n.a. 0.055

n.a. = not applicable.

False positive rates for simulations with no interaction effects (10,000 individuals and 1,000 replicates).

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Rönnegård and Valdar BMC Genetics 2012 13:63   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-13-63

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