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Table 1 The median CN of HSFY and ZNF280BY in 15 cattle breeds

From: Copy number variations of the extensively amplified Y-linked genes, HSFY and ZNF280BY, in cattle and their association with male reproductive traits in Holstein bulls

Breed (full name) Short name Sample size (n)s Median CN of HSFY(range) Median CN of ZNF280BY(range) Lineage
Angus ANG 14 186 (126–216) 257 (149–295) Bos taurus
Beefmaster BMA 14 168 (135–218) 259 (184–352) Composite
Brahman BRM 10 153 (108–265) 278 (152–337) Bos indicus
Brown Swiss BSW 14 204 (48–291) 247 (105–331) Bos taurus
Charolais CHL 10 239 (160–308) 300 (250–336) Bos taurus
Gir GIR 14 185 (122–207) 280 (244–341) Bos indicus
Hereford HFD 15* 202 (124–246) 229 (165–311) Bos taurus
Holstein HOS 257 204 (21–271) 226 (28–295) Bos taurus
Jersey JER 28 157 (122–219) 259 (171–351) Bos taurus
Limousin LMS 14 201 (57–238) 280 (47–370) Bos taurus
Nelore NEL 10 180 (85–209) 289 (171–326) Bos indicus
Norwegian Red NRC 9 209 (193–232) 211 (168–376) Bos taurus
Qinchuan QC 26 143 (102–197) 161 (111–269) Composite
Red Angus RGU 11 176 (110–247) 201 (88–356) Bos taurus
Santa Gertrudis SGT 14 175 (162–232) 296 (234–380) Composite
Total   460 197 (21–308) 236 (28–380)  
  1. *The bull used as the calibrator was not used for the median CN estimation for the Hereford breed.