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Table 1 Comparison of maps of turkey and chicken chromosomes based on genetic and physical sizes.

From: A SNP based linkage map of the turkey genome reveals multiple intrachromosomal rearrangements between the Turkey and Chicken genomes

  Turkey Chicken
Chromosome Number of SNPs Female (cM) Male (cM) Average (cM) Length (Mb) Chromosome Genetic length (cM) Syntenic region (Mb)
MGA1 81 318.9 344.7 325.8 200.7 GGA1 353.4 193.3
MGA2 55 216.4 249.9 229 115.1 GGA3 233.5 111.7
MGA3 40 140.6 149.5 140.9 89.7 GGA2q 149.5 134.7
MGA4 27 94 146.7 120.9 67.4 GGA4q 132.1 70.0
MGA5 33 108.1 131.3 118.3 59.8 GGA5 116.2 61.2
MGA6 23 98.9 111.9 104.4 48.2 GGA2p 111.9 131.7
MGA7 22 65.3 77.3 71.4 29.6 GGA7 102.5 37.5
MGA8 19 64.1 67.4 67.3 32.2 GGA6 82.5 33.0
MGA9 10 52.9 59.7 55.2 16.8 GGA4p 60.5 91.3
MGA10 21 82.1 65.7 76.7 30.0 GGA8 56.0 29.7
MGA11 19 64.1 54.6 59.8 22.8 GGA9 78.0 22.3
MGA12 14 56.6 63.1 58.4 14.1 GGA10 45.6 18.8
MGA13 17 51.2 59.8 54.4 18.0 GGA11 62.9 20.9
MGA14 13 50.7 59.9 55.1 14.0 GGA12 44.3 13.7
MGA15 21 59 56.9 59 16.1 GGA13 56.2 17.4
MGA16 13 46.7 41.1 40.7 12.0 GGA14 47.5 12.1
MGA17 13 57.5 59.5 57.5 12.5 GGA15 52.7 12.3
MGA19 10 49.9 57.6 51.2 8.9 GGA17 48.7 10.0
MGA20 12 54.6 67.3 60.6 9.3 GGA18 48.7 9.3
MGA21 12 54.5 76 60.8 8.9 GGA19 41.9 8.3
MGA22 10 53.8 60.3 56.2 11.3 GGA20 42.0 10.6
MGA23 9 53.2 50.6 61.4 4.5 GGA21 41.1 4.9
MGA24 4 26 38.6 33.1 1.9 GGA22 21.6 1.8
MGA25 4 25.2 22.2 23.5 4.3 GGA23 30.8 4.8
MGA26 8 71.3 50.7 57.3 6.0 GGA24 51.8 5.7
MGA28 8 60.2 45 52.6 4.2 GGA26 45.5 4.3
MGA30 4 1.4 4.9 6.3 1.1 GGA28 17.1 0.9
Total autosomal 522 2077.2 2272.2 2164.8 859.4 Total 2174.5 1072.2
MGAZ 9 --- 159.1 159.1 80.02 GGAZ 221.9 74.3
Total 531 2077.2 2431.3 2323.9 939.4 Total 2396.4 1146.5