Linkage and QTL mapping for Sus scrofa chromosome 4

Cepica, S., Stratil, A., Kopecny, M., Blazkova, P., Schroffel, J., Davoli, R., Fontanesi, L., Reiner, G., Bartenschlager, H., Moser, G. and Geldermann, H. (2003) Linkage and QTL mapping for Sus scrofa chromosome 4. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 120 Suppl 1: 28-37. doi:10.1046/j.0931-2668.2003.00421.x

Author Cepica, S.
Stratil, A.
Kopecny, M.
Blazkova, P.
Schroffel, J.
Davoli, R.
Fontanesi, L.
Reiner, G.
Bartenschlager, H.
Moser, G.
Geldermann, H.
Title Linkage and QTL mapping for Sus scrofa chromosome 4
Journal name Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0931-2668
Publication date 2003-12-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1046/j.0931-2668.2003.00421.x
Volume 120
Issue Suppl 1
Start page 28
End page 37
Total pages 10
Place of publication Berlin, Germany
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Linkage maps of Sus scrofa chromosome 4 (SSC4) based on 19 markers were similar in lengths for three F2-families [Wild Boar (W), Meishan (M) and Pietrain (P) crosses] and in agreement with the previously published maps. Quantitative trait loci (QTLs) on SSC4 affect mainly muscle and fat mass. Compared with others, Pietrain alleles were associated with longer carcass, higher body weight and higher meat content. In all three families, the profiles of F ratio values for these traits showed peaks close to the positions of candidate genes V-ATPase, ATP1A2 and ATP1B1. Additional more proximally mapped QTLs, significant at the p < 0.05 chromosome-wide level, were found in the M x P and W x P families. The W x M family revealed highly significant QTLs located in the vicinity of AMPD1 and NGFB. The SSC4 QTLs explained up to 12% of F2 phenotypic variance.
Keyword Quantitative Trait Loci
Influencing Economic Traits
Genome Scan Analysis
Meat Quality Traits
Pig Chromosome-4
Porcine Genome
Wild Boar
F-2 Families
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: UQ Diamantina Institute Publications
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