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Table 1 Markers represented on SIAG-MARC bovine autosome linkage maps.

From: Linkage mapping bovine EST-based SNP

  Informative Meiosesa,b
Marker type N Mean Minimum Maximum
microsatellite 3612 207 11 366
single nucleotide polymorphism     
new SNPc 735 48 10 149
other SNPd 178 52 13 200
othere 60 69 16 307
All types 4585 174 10 366
  1. aTotal informative meioses.
  2. b 412 potential informative meioses from bovine reference population.
  3. c newly developed and mapped EST- and BAC-based SNP.
  4. d SNP marker data contributed by other projects.
  5. e other types include sequence tagged allelic restriction sites (31), erythrocyte antigens (10), single strand conformational polymorphisms (6), serum protein markers (5), phenotypic observations (2) and sequence tagged site (2) markers from previous bovine maps[4,5,12].