Table 2

Summary of QTL effect in meat animals

Total number of vertebrae


20

21

22

23


QTL

Number of individuals

Total

Average


Q/Q

21

31

2

54

21.65

Q/wt

3

88

21

1

113

21.18

wt/wt

14

16

2

32

20.63


17

125

54

3

199

21.22


No. of thoracic vertebrae

No. of lumbar vertebrae



14

15

16

5

6

7



QTL

No. of individuals

Average

No. of individuals

Average


Q/Q

12

42

15.78

11

39

4

5.87

Q/wt

1

78

34

15.29

21

84

8

5.89

wt/wt

14

16

2

14.63

6

20

6

6.00


15

106

78

15.32

38

143

18

5.90


QTL type was judged with NV090.

Mikawa et al. BMC Genetics 2011 12:5   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-12-5

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