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Table 6 Genomic regions and candidate genes associated with the ω6/ω3 and PUFA/SFA ratios 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
Ratio of ω6 to ω3 ω6/ω3 3:109215221–109694971 479,750 0.33
   8:10032564–10601751 569,187 0.31 UBE3D, ME1
   16:28050501–28436992 386,491 0.38
   16:29245079–29691641 446,562 0.44
   16:30002131–30349083 346,952 0.38 MRPS30
Ratio of PUFA to SFA PUFA/SFA 3:107809276–108146152 336,876 0.60 TPH2, TRHDE
  1. aadditive genetic variance explained by each window