Table 1

Comparison of salinity tolerance and body size trait QTL (P ≤ 0.05) in Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) with growth-related genes mapped by Moghadam et al. (2007)

LG

Gene

Salinity Tolerance QTL

Body Size QTL


3

MYF5, IGF1/i

None detected

BW3, K1, K2

4

IGF2/i

NKAA, OSMO, SGR1, SGR2

BW3, K3

14

PACAP

SGR2

K2

19

IGF2/i

SGR1

BW1, BW2, BW3

20

GH2

OSMO, SGR1, SGR2

K1, K3

24

IGF1/ii

None detected

BW1, BW2, BW3, K1, K2, K3

27

PACAP

OSMO

BW1, BW2, K2


LG linkage group; MYF5 myogenic factor 5; IGF1 insulin-like growth factor 1; IGF2 insulin-like growth factor 2; PACAP pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide; GH2 growth hormone 2; NKAA Na+/K+-ATPase activity; OSMO blood plasma osmolality; SGR1 specific growth rate from June 12, 2008 to August 28, 2008; SGR2 specific growth rate from August 29, 2008 to November 14, 2008; BW1 body weight on June 12, 2008; BW2 body weight on August 28, 2008; BW3 body weight on November 14, 2008; K1 condition factor on June 12, 2008; K2 condition factor on August 28, 2008; K3 condition factor on November 14, 2008.

Norman et al. BMC Genetics 2011 12:81   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-12-81

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