Jinliang Wang

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Zoology
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Triadic IBD coefficients and applications to estimating pairwise relatedness
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Genet Res 89:135-53. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimating pairwise relatedness from dominant genetic markers
    J Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Mol Ecol 13:3169-78. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Informativeness of genetic markers for pairwise relationship and relatedness inference
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Theor Popul Biol 70:300-21. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Do marker-based paternity assignments favour heterozygous and unrelated males?
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Regent s Park, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Mol Ecol 19:1898-913. 2010
  5. pmc An improvement on the maximum likelihood reconstruction of pedigrees from marker data
    J Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 111:165-74. 2013
  6. doi request reprint A simulation module in the computer program COLONY for sibship and parentage analysis
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, UK
    Mol Ecol Resour 13:734-9. 2013
  7. doi request reprint On the measurements of genetic differentiation among populations
    J Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Genet Res (Camb) 94:275-89. 2012
  8. pmc Computationally efficient sibship and parentage assignment from multilocus marker data
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Genetics 191:183-94. 2012
  9. pmc A coalescent-based estimator of admixture from DNA sequences
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Genetics 173:1679-92. 2006
  10. pmc A new likelihood estimator and its comparison with moment estimators of individual genome-wide diversity
    J Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 107:433-43. 2011

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Triadic IBD coefficients and applications to estimating pairwise relatedness
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Genet Res 89:135-53. 2007
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  2. ncbi request reprint Estimating pairwise relatedness from dominant genetic markers
    J Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Mol Ecol 13:3169-78. 2004
    ..Simulations also show that the confidence intervals estimated by bootstrapping are appropriate for different estimators provided that the number of loci used in the estimation is not small...
  3. ncbi request reprint Informativeness of genetic markers for pairwise relationship and relatedness inference
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Theor Popul Biol 70:300-21. 2006
    ..The statistical properties of the four measurements and their relationships are investigated analytically and are examined by applying these methods to simulated and empirical data...
  4. ncbi request reprint Do marker-based paternity assignments favour heterozygous and unrelated males?
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Regent s Park, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Mol Ecol 19:1898-913. 2010
    ..It is concluded that the markers, except when they are highly informative to yield accurate paternity assignments or exclusions, should be split into two subsets which are used separately in the paternity and downstream analyses...
  5. pmc An improvement on the maximum likelihood reconstruction of pedigrees from marker data
    J Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 111:165-74. 2013
    ..As a result, it improves the overall accuracy of sibship assignments, except when sibships are expected to be uniformly small or marker information is unrealistically scarce. ..
  6. doi request reprint A simulation module in the computer program COLONY for sibship and parentage analysis
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, UK
    Mol Ecol Resour 13:734-9. 2013
    ..With slight modification, the data can be analysed by other relationship analysis software...
  7. doi request reprint On the measurements of genetic differentiation among populations
    J Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Genet Res (Camb) 94:275-89. 2012
    ..I suggest continuing the use of G(ST), with caution in its interpretation when highly polymorphic markers are used, before a better estimator of F(ST) that explicitly accounts for mutations is developed...
  8. pmc Computationally efficient sibship and parentage assignment from multilocus marker data
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Genetics 191:183-94. 2012
    ..The new method can handle a large sample with thousands of individuals and the number of markers limited only by the computer memory...
  9. pmc A coalescent-based estimator of admixture from DNA sequences
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Genetics 173:1679-92. 2006
    ..It also gives reasonably accurate estimates of other admixture parameters. A human mtDNA sequence data set was analyzed to demonstrate the method, and the analysis results are discussed and compared with those from previous studies...
  10. pmc A new likelihood estimator and its comparison with moment estimators of individual genome-wide diversity
    J Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 107:433-43. 2011
    ..The low correlation between MLH and fitness traits, which is widely observed in numerous empirical studies, might be partially caused by the adoption of this inefficient estimator of genomic inbreeding...
  11. ncbi request reprint Parentage and sibship exclusions: higher statistical power with more family members
    J Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 99:205-17. 2007
    ..In addition, they can be used to guide experimental designs of parentage analyses in selecting markers and determining the number of offspring to be sampled and genotyped...
  12. doi request reprint COANCESTRY: a program for simulating, estimating and analysing relatedness and inbreeding coefficients
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Mol Ecol Resour 11:141-5. 2011
    ..Bootstrapping and permutations are used to obtain the 95% confidence intervals of each relatedness or inbreeding estimate, and to test the difference in averages between groups...
  13. pmc Unbiased relatedness estimation in structured populations
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Genetics 187:887-901. 2011
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  14. pmc Maximum-likelihood estimation of admixture proportions from genetic data
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, United Kingdom
    Genetics 164:747-65. 2003
    ..The method is applied to a human data set and a wolflike canids data set, and the results obtained are discussed in comparison with those from other estimators and from previous studies...
  15. pmc Parentage and sibship inference from multilocus genotype data under polygamy
    J Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Genetics 181:1579-94. 2009
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  16. pmc A hierarchical Bayesian model for next-generation population genomics
    Zachariah Gompert
    Department of Botany and Program in Ecology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming 82071, USA
    Genetics 187:903-17. 2011
    ..This model will facilitate the population genetic analysis of a wide range of organisms on the basis of next-generation sequence data...
  17. doi request reprint Estimation of parameters of inbreeding and genetic drift in populations with overlapping generations
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Evolution 64:1704-18. 2010
    ..Data from wild populations of baboons and hihi (stitchbird) were analyzed by EPA to demonstrate the use of the estimator in practical sampling and genotyping situations...
  18. ncbi request reprint A new method for estimating effective population sizes from a single sample of multilocus genotypes
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, UK
    Mol Ecol 18:2148-64. 2009
    ..With some modification, it could be applied to monoecious diploid populations with self-fertilization, and to populations with overlapping generations...
  19. pmc Estimation of effective population sizes from data on genetic markers
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:1395-409. 2005
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  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of population structures and selection strategies on the purging of inbreeding depression due to deleterious mutations
    J Wang
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Genet Res 76:75-86. 2000
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  21. pmc Optimal marker-assisted selection to increase the effective size of small populations
    J Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Genetics 157:867-74. 2001
    ..For less prolific species, the approach is still effective if the mating ratio is large so that a high marker-assisted selection pressure on the rarer sex can be maintained...
  22. ncbi request reprint A pseudo-likelihood method for estimating effective population size from temporally spaced samples
    J Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Genet Res 78:243-57. 2001
    ..In an application of the pseudo-likelihood method to a large data set of an olive fly population, more precise estimates of Ne are obtained than those from the F-statistic method...
  23. pmc An estimator for pairwise relatedness using molecular markers
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Genetics 160:1203-15. 2002
    ..Compared to previous estimators, the new one is generally advantageous, especially for highly polymorphic loci and/or small sample sizes...
  24. pmc Estimating effective population size and migration rates from genetic samples over space and time
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Genetics 163:429-46. 2003
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  25. doi request reprint Estimating selfing rates from reconstructed pedigrees using multilocus genotype data
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Mol Ecol 21:100-16. 2012
    ..Both simulated and empirical data were analysed by the new and previous methods to compare their statistical properties and accuracies...
  26. pmc Sibship reconstruction from genetic data with typing errors
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Genetics 166:1963-79. 2004
    ..It is tested extensively on simulated data with a varying number of marker loci, different rates of typing errors, and various sample sizes and family structures and applied to two empirical data sets to demonstrate its usefulness...
  27. doi request reprint Effects of genotyping errors on parentage exclusion analysis
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Mol Ecol 19:5061-78. 2010
    ..These applications are demonstrated by numerical examples using both hypothetical and empirical data sets and discussed in the context of practical parentage exclusion analyses...
  28. pmc The joint effects of selection and dominance on the QST - FST contrast
    Anna W Santure
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Genetics 181:259-76. 2009
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  29. pmc Influence of dominance, leptokurtosis and pleiotropy of deleterious mutations on quantitative genetic variation at mutation-selection balance
    Xu sheng Zhang
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Genetics 166:597-610. 2004
    ..Thus considerations of dominance coefficients of mutations lend further support to our previous conclusion that mutation-selection balance is a plausible mechanism of the maintenance of the genetic variance in natural populations...
  30. pmc Redistribution of gene frequency and changes of genetic variation following a bottleneck in population size
    Xu sheng Zhang
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Genetics 167:1475-92. 2004
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  31. ncbi request reprint Estimation of migration rates from marker-based parentage analysis
    Jinliang Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, NW1 4RY, UK
    Mol Ecol 23:3191-213. 2014
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  32. pmc Sensitive males: inbreeding depression in an endangered bird
    Patricia Brekke
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regents Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 277:3677-84. 2010
    ..This work highlights the effects of inbreeding at early life-history stages and the repercussions for the long-term population viability of threatened species...
  33. ncbi request reprint A simulation study on detecting purging of inbreeding depression in captive populations
    Elizabeth Boakes
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Genet Res 86:139-48. 2005
    ..We also developed an alternative regression model to Ballou's, which showed an improvement in the detection of purging of mildly deleterious alleles but performed less well if deleterious alleles were of a large effect...
  34. ncbi request reprint An investigation of inbreeding depression and purging in captive pedigreed populations
    E H Boakes
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 98:172-82. 2007
    ..The study re-emphasises the necessity to avoid inbreeding in captive breeding programmes and shows that purging cannot be relied upon to remove deleterious alleles from zoo populations...
  35. pmc Genetic analysis reveals promiscuity among female cheetahs
    Dada Gottelli
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1993-2001. 2007
    ..The low rate of paternity assignments indicated that males living outside the study area contributed substantially to the reproduction of the cheetah population...
  36. pmc Effect of selection against deleterious mutations on the decline in heterozygosity at neutral loci in closely inbreeding populations
    J Wang
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Genetics 153:1475-89. 1999
    ..The simulations results are in general compatible with empirical observations...
  37. ncbi request reprint Genetic analysis of spatial foraging patterns and resource sharing in bumble bee pollinators
    R E Chapman
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Mol Ecol 12:2801-8. 2003
    ..In addition, bumble bee-mediated gene flow in plants is likely to occur over large distances and plant-bumble bee conservation requires landscape-scale action...
  38. doi request reprint Inbreeding and inbreeding depression of early life traits in a cooperative mammal
    Johanna F Nielsen
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Mol Ecol 21:2788-804. 2012
    ..This research provides a rare investigation into inbreeding in a cooperative mammal, revealing high levels of inbreeding, considerable negative consequences and complex interactions with the social environment...
  39. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of inbreeding depression due to deleterious mutations in small populations: mutation parameters and inbreeding rate
    J Wang
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Genet Res 74:165-78. 1999
    ..The simulation results and their implications are discussed in the context of biological conservation and tests for purging...
  40. ncbi request reprint Fine-scale spatial genetic structure of common and declining bumble bees across an agricultural landscape
    Stephanie Dreier
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London, NW1 4RY, UK School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1UG, UK
    Mol Ecol 23:3384-95. 2014
    ..In addition, the results demonstrate the potential for agri-environment scheme conservation measures to facilitate fine-scale gene flow by creating a more even distribution of suitable habitats across landscapes. ..
  41. pmc Pleiotropic model of maintenance of quantitative genetic variation at mutation-selection balance
    Xu sheng Zhang
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Genetics 161:419-33. 2002
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  42. pmc Rare and fleeting: an example of interspecific recombination in animal mitochondrial DNA
    Kate L Ciborowski
    Institute of Zoology, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Biol Lett 3:554-7. 2007
    ..Interspecific recombination may increase mtDNA variability within species and can have implications for phylogenetic studies...
  43. pmc Marker-assisted selection to increase effective population size by reducing Mendelian segregation variance
    J Wang
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Genetics 154:475-89. 2000
    ..The assumptions made in developing the theory and methods and the applications of MAS in conservation are discussed...
  44. pmc Bottleneck effect on genetic variance. A theoretical investigation of the role of dominance
    J Wang
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, Scotland
    Genetics 150:435-47. 1998
    ..This article suggests that dominance is the main cause for increased genetic variances for fitness components and fitness-related traits after bottlenecks observed in various experiments...