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Table 2 Main QTL effects, location and phenotypic variance explained by body composition traits in chicken lines divergently selected for low or high growth for combined sex.

From: Mapping main, epistatic and sex-specific QTL for body composition in a chicken population divergently selected for low or high growth rate

Chromosome QTL Position (cM) 2Log BF1 Effect2 Variance explained by QTL effect
Breast meat yield     
   7 87.0 6.77 49.17 3.01
Pectoralis major weight     
   7 87.0 6.48 46.34 3.02
Pectoralis major yield     
   7 83.0 8.07 80.13 7.00
Pectoralis minor weight     
   3 78.7 2.21 -23.55 1.09
   4 14.0 4.02 28.66 1.08
   17 21.0 11.08 39.59 6.63
Pectoralis minor yield     
   4 12.0 4.69 30.62 1.64
   17 21.0 11.30 38.11 6.17
Thigh + drumstick weight     
   27 0.0 10.17 32.19 1.16
Thigh + drumstick yield     
   27 0.0 10.73 24.55 1.34
Abdominal fat weight     
   1 202.0 7.25 154.38 6.62
   2 276.0 6.66 -217.64 4.03
   5 101.4 8.63 -28.23 13.26
   7 2.1 11.13 128.13 13.74
   14 16.4 6.10 69.83 7.08
   15 30.8 5.39 -29.93 5.09
   18 14.9 9.34 -42.46 3.80
Abdominal fat yield     
   1 424.5 4.04 47.29 2.26
   3 76.6 4.56 -21.28 1.10
   5 10.0 6.69 0.66 4.28
   9 12.0 3.95 27.06 1.71
   12 18.7 3.45 4.33 1.05
   27 0.0 8.26 14.04 1.97
  1. 1 Twice the log of the Bayes Factor 2Main effect of the QTL