Table 6

Effect of agouti locus genotypes on the extent of X-zone vacuolation
F2 type Trait Mean grade (rank score) by agouti locus genotypea Nominal P value
A/a (n=78) a/a (n=70)
F2 non-Ay parametric 2.28 ± 0.11 1.51 ± 0.11 2.33 × 10−6
non-parametric 89.74 57.51 9.64 × 10−7
binary 0.92 ± 0.03 0.86 ± 0.04 0.21
Ay/A (n = 80) Ay/a (n = 70)
F2 Ay parametric 2.24 ± 0.12 1.84 ± 0.13 0.031
non-parametric 83.51 66.34 0.00048
binary 0.86 ± 0.04 0.81 ± 0.05 0.43

a, The agouti locus (76.83 cM, 154.6 Mbp) genotype was estimated by D2Mit285 (75.41 cM, 152.6 cM) genotype. We also estimated the agouti locus genotype by D2Mit494 (77.26 cM, 155.4 Mpb) genotype and performed statistical analyses, but the results did not differ greatly.

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