Table 1

Summary of cis- and trans-regulatory eQTL detected for cichlid opsin expressionb
Linkage cis or Opsin RAD Position LOD PVE Dom. Add. Dom. 95% BCI 95% BCI
group transb gene tag (cM) score (%) dev. effect effect (cM) (markers)
1 trans LWS 56590 71.87 7.14 7.27 2.44 −6.96 0.96 70.16-79.00 62159-53962
5 cis SWS2B 78519 9.65 5.66 10.87 1.73 −3.99 1.87 2.48-13.09 73728-RBusat
5 cis SWS2A 57053 13.09 7.70 18.52 0.39 2.82 0.75 9.65-13.09 73728-RBusat
5 cis RH2B 5611 35.30 7.32 21.70 −3.05 −6.27 −2.70 31.41-40.84 57907-6895
10 trans RH2A 20245 4.44 21.1 57.05 −9.44 −17.52 −10.69 1.00-10.27 73858-86743
10 trans LWS 20245 4.44 29.14 48.55 11.26 16.26 11.70 1.00-10.27 73858-86743
15 trans LWS 72769 66.84 5.51 5.42 −11.60 −0.09 −9.86 45.13-66.85 84032-72769
23 trans SWS2B 99378 117.70 13.13 17.81 0.03 −5.34 0.04 117.69-122.74 81573-35517
23 trans SWS2A 68038 115.29 11.58 30.24 −1.74 3.61 −0.52 115.28-122.74 68038-21025
23 trans RH2B 29458 96.56 5.54 15.82 −3.32 −4.28 −5.13 96.55-115.29 29458-68038
23 trans LWS 9300 105.60 4.41 4.04 6.06 2.69 6.06 104.84-123.80 28586-41894
Avg. - - - - 10.75 21.57 [4.64] [6.35] [4.57] 11.16 -

b We conservatively classify all eQTL that occur on the same linkage group as the opsins as cis, while the eQTL found on unlinked chromosomes are necessarily trans.

O’Quin et al.

O’Quin et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:251   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-251

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