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Table 3 Regional heritability (h2w) for fat traits, for windows of the genome that were significant at both the genome-wide (p < 0.05) and suggestive levels

From: Genome-wide association reveals QTL for growth, bone and in vivo carcass traits as assessed by computed tomography in Scottish Blackface lambs

Trait Chr Windows Start_position End_position LRTa H2w
Fat weight accounting for live weight 6 11 27872427 33467474 17.52 0.07
6 12 30301209 36839547 35.58 0.07
6 13 33493183 39305012 37.78 0.06
6 14 36914376 41901628 26.62 0.08
6 15 39327441 44214759 10.18 0.06
6 16 41926986 46660059 9.30 0.07
Fat area at ischium accounting for live weight 6 12 30301209 36839547 10.04 0.03
6 13 33493183 39305012 10.66 0.03
13 27 75498647 81506987 9.52 0.07
Fat area at 5th lumbar vertebra 3 8 20116222 25175816 9.12 0.07
Fat area at 5th lumbar vertebra accounting for live weight 6 11 27872427 33467474 13.34 0.07
6 12 30301209 36839547 29.76 0.06
6 13 33493183 39305012 32.86 0.05
6 14 36914376 41901628 23.04 0.07
Fat area at 8th thoracic vertebra 3 8 20116222 25175816 11.02 0.08
Fat area at 8th thoracic vertebra accounting for live weight 6 11 27872427 33467474 16.22 0.06
6 12 30301209 36839547 32.26 0.06
6 13 33493183 39305012 32.76 0.05
6 14 36914376 41901628 23.50 0.07
6 15 39327441 44214759 12.86 0.07
6 16 41926986 46660059 13.48 0.08
12 25 65938940 70532044 11.64 0.07
12 26 68420308 73046697 9.48 0.05
Fat density at ischium 2 63 166140810 171123855 9.26 0.08
Fat density at ischium accounting for live weight 2 60 158192547 163334761 9.60 0.07
Fat density at 8th thoracic vertebra accounting for live weight 6 8 20138686 24984143 9.46 0.10
6 12 30301209 36839547 17.52 0.07
6 13 33493183 39305012 18.46 0.07
6 14 36914376 41901628 19.98 0.10
6 15 39327441 44214759 18.72 0.13
6 16 41926986 46660059 13.64 0.13
  1. Chr chromosome
  2. aThe genome-wide LRT threshold was equal to 13.54, corresponding to a p value less than 1.17 × 10−4 and the suggestive LRT threshold was equal to 9.27, corresponding to a p value less than 2.33 × 10−3