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Two-stage genome-wide association study identifies integrin beta 5 as having potential role in bull fertility

Jean M Feugang1, Abdullah Kaya2, Grier P Page3, Lang Chen3, Tapan Mehta3, Kashif Hirani4, Lynne Nazareth4, Einko Topper2, Richard Gibbs4 and Erdogan Memili1*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA

2 Alta Genetics Inc. Watertown, WI, USA

3 School of Public Health, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

4 Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

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BMC Genomics 2009, 10:176  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-176

Published: 24 April 2009

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Table S1. Mean fertility (in Z-score), standard deviation, minimum and maximum values for the four markers from the Phase II study.

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Table S2. List of 97 SNP markers associated with fertility (P < 0.01).

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