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Inbreeding Calculators — How They Work and What They Tell Us


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Author: Bert Klei, Ph.D.
University of PIttsburgh Medical Center

 

This article specifically applies to Bernese Mountain Dogs | The Berner-Garde Database COI calculator; however, the article does provide discussion and general information on use of COI, and COI calculators.

 

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"An inbreeding calculator determines the COI. In genetic terms this is the probability that the two alleles at a locus are identical by descent. In practice people think about this as the chance that the two copies of a gene come from a single copy of a gene from a single ancestor. When breeders talk about "doubling up" on traits, this is to what they are referring."

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