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Table 2 Chromosomal location, test statistic (F), genetic effects and significance of the QTL detected in the Japanese quail

From: Microsatellite mapping of QTL affecting growth, feed consumption, egg production, tonic immobility and body temperature of Japanese quail

Chromosome (map length cM) Trait1 Position (cM) Flanking markers F Additive effect ± SE Dominance effect ± SE Reduction of σ2 (%) Chromosome-Wide Probability Genome-Wide
          Probability Level
CJA01 (206) CL 0 GUJ0055 9.9 -0.93 ± 0.36 -1.81 ± 0.58 4.9 0.0006 0.002 very significant
  BW2 18 GUJ0055-GUJ0052 11.6 -1.29 ± 0.27 ns2 5.7 0.0002 0.0005 very significant
  BW1 19 GUJ0052 5.9 -4.36 ± 1.38 ns 2.3 0.034 0.09 suggestive
  FI 19 GUJ0052 8.3 -1.03 ± 0.26 ns 4.4 0.004 0.01 significant
  TI 91 ADL0037 6.2 -20.3 ± 6.3 ns 2.5 0.034 0.09 suggestive
  BT 180 GUJ0062 5.7 -0.088 ± 0.026 ns 2.5 0.047 0.12 ns
  SW 191 GUJ0062-GUJ0068 7.2 -0.027 ± 0.009 -0.030 ± 0.0134 3.4 0.016 0.04 significant
CJA02 (61) BW1 54 GUJ0063-GUJ0027 4.6 ns 7.42 ± 2.75 1.7 0.038 0.29 ns
CJA03 (38) BT 1 GUJ0099 6.1 -0.090 ± 0.029 ns 2.5 0.008 0.11 ns
CJA05 (21) SW 12 GUJ0049 5.5 -0.026 ± 0.008 ns 2.3 0.012 0.27 ns
CJA06 (74) EW 0 GUJ0021 5.4 0.330 ± 0.100 ns 2.7 0.023 0.16 ns
  EN 32 GUJ0087 7.0 21.6 ± 6.1 ns 3.3 0.006 0.04 significant
  AFE 34 GUJ0087-GUJ0054 6.2 -1.52 ± 0.46 ns 2.9 0.012 0.09 suggestive
CJA09 (25) BW1 25 GUJ0071 4.3 3.34 ± 1.22 ns 1.6 0.028 0.46 ns
CJA14 (8) BW2 7 GUJ0023-GUJ0097 6.2 ns -1.32 ± 0.38 2.9 0.004 0.24 ns
CJA20 (25) FI 2 GUJ0065-GUJ0083 8.5 -0.883 ± 0.231 ns 4.5 0.001 0.02 significant
  SW 21 GUJ0065-GUJ0083 6.7 -0.026 ± 0.008 0.024 ± 0.013 3.4 0.003 0.06 suggestive
  RFI 25 GUJ0083 7.2 -0.525 ± 0.142 ns 3.8 0.002 0.04 significant
  1. 1: CL = clutch length (d); BW2 = 70-wk body weight (g); BW1 = 5-wk body weight (g); FI = feed intake at 30 weeks of age (g/d); TI = tonic immobility at 8–9 days of age (s); BT = rectal temperature at 5 weeks of age(C); SW = eggshell weight at 30 weeks of age (g); EW = egg weight (g); EN = egg number until the age of 69 weeks; AFE = age at first egg (d); RFI = residual feed intake at 30 weeks of age (g/d).
  2. 2: ns = not significant.