Detecting positive selection from genome scans of linkage disequilibrium
Though a variety of linkage disequilibrium tests have recently been introduced to measure the signal of recent positive selection, the statistical properties of the various methods have not been directly compared. While most applications of these tests have suggested that positive selection has played an important role in recent human history, the results of these tests have varied dramatically.
Genome scans; Linkage disequilibrium; Gene trees
Linkage (Genetics); Molecular genetics; Population genetics -- Statistical methods; Human genetics -- Statistical methods
Huff, C. D., Harpending, H. C., & Rogers, A. R. (2010). Detecting positive selection from genome scans of linkage disequilibrium. BMC Genomics, 11(8), 1-9.