Sib-pair Command: read locus plink

ClassData Declaration command
Nameread locus plink
Arguments <locus file name> [notrait] .

Read locus names, types from a PLINK format locus (.map) file. The notrait modifier stops a dummy binary trait being declared as the first locus.

A PLINK style locus file contains one record per locus, the first four fields being:

chromosome: number, X, Y (or 0 if unplaced)
marker name
Genetic distance from map start in morgans (or Mbp)
Physical distance from map start in base pairs


>> read locus plink

Read in names of    3 loci from locus file.

See also:

read plink read PLINK .bed file

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