The mice data comes from an experiment carried out to detect and locate QTLs for complex traits in a mice population (Valdar et al. 2006a; 2006b). This data has already been analyzed for comparing genome-assisted genetic evaluation methods (Legarra et al. 2008). The data file consists of 1814 individuals, each genotyped for 10,346 polymorphic markers. The trait here here is body mass index (BMI), and additional information about body weight, season, month and day.
Matrix mice.A contains the pedigree. The matrix mice.X contains the markes information and mice.pheno contains phenotypical information.
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Valdar, W., L. C. Solberg, D. Gauguier, S. Burnett, P. Klenerman et al., 2006a Genome-wide genetic association of complex traits in heterogeneous stock mice. Nat. Genet. 38:879-887.
Valdar, W., L. C. Solberg, D. Gauguier, W. O. Cookson, J. N. P. Rawlis et al., 2006b Genetic and environmental effects on complex traits in mice. Genetics, 174:959-984.