Estimation of fixation indices and gene diversities

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Considering the multinomial sampling of genotypes, unbiased estimators of various gene diversity measures in subdivided populations are presented. Using these quantities, formulae for estimating Wright's fixation indices (FIS, FIT, and FST) from a finite sample are developed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-259
Number of pages7
JournalAnnals of Human Genetics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 1983

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