Skip to main content

Table 4 Regional heritability (h2w) for muscle 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
Muscle weight 1 45 123981638 128715957 9.26 0.05
22 1 259746 6415933 10.22 0.08
24 8 24040495 31229367 11.98 0.11
24 9 28078898 34345815 9.84 0.10
Muscle area at ischium 1 45 123981638 128715957 9.50 0.06
Muscle area at 5th lumbar vertebra accounting for live weight 6 18 46782313 51906546 10.62 0.06
Muscle area at 8th thoracic vertebra 16 18 47699158 53439521 11.94 0.15
Muscle area at 8th thoracic vertebra accounting for live weight 16 16 41803341 47620181 10.78 0.09
Muscle density at ischium 26 3 6601755 12382671 10.11 0.10
Muscle density at ischium accounting for live weight 26 3 6601755 12382671 9.58 0.09
Muscle density at 5th lumbar vertebra 22 14 36519601 41316391 10.52 0.05
22 15 38924538 44247327 9.82 0.05
Muscle density at 8th thoracic vertebra 1 98 272509749 275593974 12.00 0.06
Muscle density at 8th thoracic vertebra accounting for live weight 1 98 272509749 275593974 9.83 0.06
6 12 30301209 36839547 12.02 0.06
6 13 33493183 39305012 17.97 0.09
6 14 36914376 41901628 13.19 0.07
19 18 51172866 56956148 11.37 0.09
  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