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Table 2 Estimates of phenotypic (above the diagonal) and AWM-genomic (below the diagonal) correlations between the analysed phenotypes and their significance

From: Integrating genome-wide co-association and gene expression to identify putative regulators and predictors of feed efficiency in pigs

  RFI FCR ADFI ADG CW KO BF Lean IMF
RFI   0.677*** 0.461*** − 0.004 ns − 0.001 ns 0.055 ns 0.025 ns − 0.079* 0.162**
FCR 0.763***   0.425*** − 0.276*** − 0.075 ns 0.025 ns 0.191** − 0.050 ns 0.138**
ADFI 0.435*** 0.177***   0.738*** 0.709*** 0.087 ns 0.687*** − 0.231*** 0.302***
ADG 0.011 ns − 0.261** 0.771**   0.811*** 0.044 ns 0.569*** − 0.191** 0.205***
CW − 0.061+ − 0.282*** 0.720*** 0.927***   0.338** 0.600*** − 0.141+ 0.188**
KO − 0.204*** 0.422*** 0.039 ns 0.219*** 0.422**   0.044 ns 0.039 ns 0.029+
BF 0.015 ns − 0.038 ns 0.618*** 0.740*** 0.675*** 0.060+   − 0.279*** 0.352***
Lean − 0.304*** − 0.241*** − 0.415*** − 0.295*** − 0.172** 0.194** − 0.462**   − 0.182***
IMF 0.242*** 0.162*** 0.481*** 0.402*** 0.325*** − 0.014+ 0.607*** − 0.451***  
  1. RFI, residual feed intake; FCR, feed conversion ratio; ADFI, average daily feed intake; ADG, average daily gain; BF, back fat thickness; CW, carcass weight; KO, killing out percentage; LEAN, lean percentage; IMF, intramuscular fat content; ns non-significant
  2. *** p < 0.0001; **p < 0.01; *p < 0.05; + p < 0.1