Ask for your help about the Fst

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josephsunhm
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Ask for your help about the Fst

I have genotyped some loci in 5 populations, now i want to calculate the fst of these loci among these populations, how can i do this?
which software can help me? i know arlequin can calculate the fst of the haplotype, can it do the fst analysis of one locus?

bgood
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Hi there,

Hi there,

Could you clarify what you mean by fst , maybe provide a link to describe what it is?

thanks

josephsunhm
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I want to check the

I want to check the difference among these populations by Fst, but i do not know how to calculate the fst and which software i can use.

ryan_m
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Can you please clarify what

Can you please clarify what fst is (or stands for) for the sake of the users?

Thanks

josephsunhm
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By comparing the frequency of

By comparing the frequency of an allele between populations, the fst assesses the differenc between these populations.
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josephsunhm
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Is there nobody who can help

Is there nobody who can help me?

bgood
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Have you given the programs

Have you given the programs here at UMass a try ?

If you have the data and the equation, why not try writing yourself a little script to calculate it?