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Table 3 Summary statistics for the animals segregating at SNPs Ost106225194 and Ost112522587

From: An eQTL in the cystathionine beta synthase gene is linked to osteoporosis in laying hens

Genotype at Ost106225194 and Ost112522587aAA/AAbGG/GGP value
Egg shell thickness (mm)0.175 ± 0.0120.197 ± 0.0110.23
Body weight (g)1599 ± 191600 ± 280.97
Total eggs301.5 ± 2.7303.0 ± 3.30.62
Cortical bone density (units per mm3)0.045 ± 0.0020.050 ± 0.0020.09
% as cortical bone42.44 ± 0.8544.46 ± 1.4270.20
Cortical bone volume (mm3)38.30 ± 1.8033.27 ± 1.700.06
Medullary bone density (units per mm3)0.024 ± 0.0010.032 ± 0.0030.009
Medullary bone volume (mm3)42.59 ± 2.1032.33 ± 1.620.001
Medullary area (mm2)16.47 ± 0.8314.02 ± 0.710.044
Total area2440 ± 652311 ± 460.155
  1. All the bone measurements were made on the left tibia mid-shaft. The AA/AA genotype is the genotype associated with lower bone strength. aN = 36; bN = 25