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Table 3 Genomic regions and candidate genes associated with the saturated fatty acid (SFA) profile of the Longissimus dorsi muscle of Santa Inês sheep

From: Estimates of genomic heritability and genome-wide association study for fatty acids profile in Santa Inês sheep

Trait Nomenclature Genomic Window Length (Kb) aVg (%) Candidate genes
Myristic acid C14:0 3:78397685–78915234 517,549 0.30
   3:99901070–100285876 384,806 0.33 NPAS2
   16:30002131–30349083 346,952 0.31 MRPS30
Palmitic acid C16:0 3:107748212–108088562 340,350 0.67 TPH2, TRHDE
   16:55961351–56458897 497,546 0.32 CDH12
Stearic acid C18:0 1:185195800–185614760 418,960 0.30 PARP14
   15:52854077–53676145 822,068 0.39 DGAT2, WNT11
Sum of SFA SFAt 3:107809276–108146152 336,876 0.74 TPH2, TRHDE
   3:109215221–109694971 479,750 0.32
   14:11458148–11862331 404,183 0.30
   15:52854077–53676145 822,068 0.58 DGAT2, WNT11
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