Table 2

Genetic differentiation among poodle groups and other dogs.

FST

MS brown black

M, T brown black

MS, M, T silver white

MS, M, T apricot

Miniature schnauzer

Giant schna.

Fox terrier (smooth)

Fox terrier (wire)

Bull terrier

German shep.

Labrador retriever

Siberian husky


Standard poodle

0.265

0.199

0.197

0.262

0.279

0.273

0.372

0.346

0.367

0.332

0.278

0.241

MS brown-black1

0.050

0.085

0.120

0.255

0.214

0.293

0.301

0.368

0.252

0.214

0.207

M, T brown-black2

0.052

0.110

0.219

0.188

0.238

0.238

0.309

0.248

0.157

0.182

MS, M, T silver-white3

0.059

0.179

0.170

0.220

0.225

0.274

0.232

0.117

0.150

MS, M, T apricot4

0.248

0.226

0.275

0.304

0.327

0.306

0.197

0.235

Miniature schnauzer

0.150

0.321

0.332

0.402

0.301

0.191

0.194

Giant schnauzer

0.292

0.318

0.386

0.195

0.212

0.172

Fox terrier (smooth)

0.285

0.444

0.414

0.290

0.290

Fox terrier (wire)

0.452

0.424

0.272

0.270

Bull terrier

0.517

0.306

0.371

German shepherd

0.273

0.235

Labrador retriever

0.187


Measured as pairwise FST (Weir and Cockerham 1984), between five size and color groups found in poodles (within box, see text) and eight additional breeds, for 27 loci. All results are highly significant (p < 0.01).

1 Medium size poodles with brown or black color

2 Miniature poodles and toy poodles with brown or black color

3 Medium size poodles, miniature poodles and toy poodles with silver (grey) or white color

4 Medium size poodles, miniature poodles and toy poodles with apricot color

Bj√∂rnerfeldt et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2008 8:28   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-8-28

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