Table 7

Description of the traits used in the genetic analyses
Trait Type Count h2;1 QTL1 T2
Weight at week 6 (W6) Weight 1916 0.74 19 x1/3
Weight at week 10 (W10) Weight 1880 0.62 20 x1/3
Total activity in open field test (TA) Behavioural 1879 0.34 16 x
Time freezing during cue (TF) Behavioural 1389 0.31 1 x
Fecal boli after cue (FB) Behavioural 1511 0.10 2 (x + 1)1/2
Hematocrit percentage (HC) Physiological 1578 0.11 1 x3
Insulin level3 (I75) Physiological 1701 0.13 10 x1/3

1. h2; QTL: reported by Valdar et al. [11, 14, suppl.].

2. T: transformation used for the trait.

3. Insulin level: measured at 75 minutes after injection of glucose.

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