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A genome-wide association study on androstenone levels in pigs reveals a cluster of candidate genes on chromosome 6

Naomi Duijvesteijn1*, Egbert F Knol1, Jan WM Merks1, Richard PMA Crooijmans2, Martien AM Groenen2, Henk Bovenhuis2 and Barbara Harlizius1

Author Affiliations

1 IPG, Institute for Pig Genetics B.V., PO Box 43, 6640AA, Beuningen, the Netherlands

2 ABG, Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen University, PO Box 338, 67001 AH Wageningen, the Netherlands

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BMC Genetics 2010, 11:42  doi:10.1186/1471-2156-11-42

Published: 20 May 2010

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Additional file 1:

Association results for corrected ln-androstenone. If the DbSNP accession number was not available for a SNP, the forward and top genomic sequence of the SNP is given.

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Additional file 2:

Chromosome 6 close-up with the -log (Pval) from the PLINK analyses. Above a -log p-value of 4.35 a SNP is considered significant. The start positions of porcine genes (n = 351) from EnSembl are plotted underneath as vertical grey bar based on the sequence of Sus scrofa build9. Vertical bars indicate the interval chosen for LD analysis in Figure 4.

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Additional file 3:

The annoted genes on SSC 6. The start and stop position of the genes are given in bp and are based on Sus Scrofa build9. BLAT score and human gene name is also provided.

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