Path Tutorial

If you have not already done so, download and unpack the Path software. Please see the Download page for instructions on how to install Path.

You will also need the following sample files to complete the tutorial:



These files are included in the examples folder of the downloaded Path package.

sample.ped is a linkage format file containing genotype information for 10,000 markers on chromosomes 1 and 2 across 162 individuals. Genotypes were obtained from the HapMap CEU dataset. is a data file containing the names of the markers, covariates and phenotypes included in the sample.ped file.

sample.assoc is a data file containing allelic based single SNP association results for the sample.ped data. These results were obtained through PLINK.

Once the Path software is installed and these files are available, please proceed with the tutorial.

If you have any problems running the software, please check the FAQ before contacting us.

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