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Genomic scan of selective sweeps in thin and fat tail sheep breeds for identifying of candidate regions associated with fat deposition

Mohammad Hossein Moradi1*, Ardeshir Nejati-Javaremi1, Mohammad Moradi-Shahrbabak1, Ken G Dodds2 and John C McEwan2

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1 Department of Animal Science-Excellent centre for improving sheep carcass quality and quantity, University of Tehran, PO Box 3158711167-4111, Karaj, Iran

2 Centre for Reproduction and Genomics, AgResearch, Invermay, Mosgiel, New Zealand

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BMC Genetics 2012, 13:10  doi:10.1186/1471-2156-13-10

Published: 26 February 2012

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Figure S1: Dot plots comparing ovine sequences (y axis), and their corresponding area on bovine genome (x axis) for different regions.

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Figure S2: Change in effective population size across generations as estimated from linkage disequilibrium data.

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Table S3: Summary table for data cleaning in the Zel-Lori Bakhtiari data set.

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Table S4: Summary table for data cleaning in the Ovine HapMap data set.

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