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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 Ost112522587 aAA/AA bGG/GG P value
Egg shell thickness (mm) 0.175 ± 0.012 0.197 ± 0.011 0.23
Body weight (g) 1599 ± 19 1600 ± 28 0.97
Total eggs 301.5 ± 2.7 303.0 ± 3.3 0.62
Cortical bone density (units per mm3) 0.045 ± 0.002 0.050 ± 0.002 0.09
% as cortical bone 42.44 ± 0.85 44.46 ± 1.427 0.20
Cortical bone volume (mm3) 38.30 ± 1.80 33.27 ± 1.70 0.06
Medullary bone density (units per mm3) 0.024 ± 0.001 0.032 ± 0.003 0.009
Medullary bone volume (mm3) 42.59 ± 2.10 32.33 ± 1.62 0.001
Medullary area (mm2) 16.47 ± 0.83 14.02 ± 0.71 0.044
Total area 2440 ± 65 2311 ± 46 0.155
  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