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Table 3 Significant QTL pairs in the two-dimensional epistatic scan in the indigenous × commercial F2 population

From: Genetic dissection of growth traits in a Chinese indigenous × commercial broiler chicken cross

Trait QTL11   QTL22   F value3 Var%4
Chr1 Pos1(cM) Chr2 Pos2(cM)
BW6 4 55 7 100 9.8* 6.8%
GR 48 6 40 25 60 9.5* 6.5%
1 300 5 120 8.8+ 6.1%
FCR 68 3 215 26 40 11.1* 8.1%
FCR 810 20 10 22 40 9.4* 6.4%
  1. 1,2 The first1 and second2 QTL in the significant epistatic QTL pair and their chromosomal location in centimorgans (cM); 3 *5% genome-wide significance; +10% suggestive genome-wide significance.4 The percentage of the residual phenotypic variance explained by the epistatic QTL pair.