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Table 3 Estimation of QTL for meat quality traits in a novel F2 chicken population

From: Identification of QTL controlling meat quality traits in an F2 cross between two chicken lines selected for either low or high growth rate

   QTLMAP QTLExpress
Trait1 GGA Location2 Flanking markers LRP3 Var4 (%) P-Value (Chr)5 P _Value (Chr)5 F values Location (cM)
BCo-Y 1 174 (168–182) ADL188 – ADL150 102 20.5 0.02*6 ns 5.13 49
DL 1 357 (352–367) MCW200 – LEI139 114 12 0.002**7 0.02* 10.1 560(454–565)
pH15 1 396 (386–403) LEI139 – MCW283 126 29 <0.0005** 0.04* 8.97 369(324–404)
pH15 2 249 (243–274) MCW063 – ADL257 124 14 <0.0005** ns 2.36 302
pHu 4 189 (140–200) ADL331 – MCW240 99 18 0.02* <0.0005** 21.71 191(182–231)
BCo-Y 11 62 (56–69) ADL210 – ADL308 153 31 <0.0005** <0.0005** 53.42 62(51–69)
BCo-R 11 68 (58–69) ADL210 – ADL308 115 19 <0.0005** <0.0005** 24.83 65(41–69)
pH15 12 24 (16–30) ADL372 – ADL044 105 21 0.005* ns 4.43 0
DL 14 20 (20–44) ADL118 – MCW123 98 13.5 0.003* ns 0.49 45
  1. 1BCo-Y = yellowness; DL = drip loss, pH15 = pH 15 minutes post-mortem; pHu = ultimate pH; BCo-R = redness; 2Location and confidence interval in cM; 3Likelihood ratio 4Variance explained by the QTL (%) 5Chromosome-wide P-Value; 6* = Suggestive; 7** = Genome-wide 1%