Coefficient of Inbreeding

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English: Coefficient of inbreeding
Czech: koeficient inbreedingu
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Calculation of the Coefficient of inbreeding

Coefficient of inbreeding refers to the probability that an individual inherited both alleles of a particular locus / gene from a single ancestor. The coefficient is calculated as follows

[math]\displaystyle{ F=\left(\frac{1}{2}\right)^{n+1} }[/math]

where n represents the number of steps in genealogy.

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