Open Access Research article

The development and characterization of a 60K SNP chip for chicken

Martien AM Groenen1*, Hendrik-Jan Megens1, Yalda Zare1, Wesley C Warren2, LaDeana W Hillier2, Richard PMA Crooijmans1, Addie Vereijken3, Ron Okimoto4, William M Muir5 and Hans H Cheng6

Author Affiliations

1 Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

2 The Genome Institute, Washington University, School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA

3 Hendrix Genetics Research, Technology & Services B.V., Boxmeer, The Netherlands

4 Cobb-Vantress Inc., Siloam Springs, AR, 72761, USA

5 Department of Animal Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA

6 USDA-ARS, Avian Disease and Oncology Laboratory, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA

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BMC Genomics 2011, 12:274  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-274

Published: 31 May 2011

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Additional file 1:

A tab delimited flat text file with the dbSNP accession numbers for the SNPs identified using Illumina sequencing of RRLs.

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Additional file 2:

An Excel file with the chromosomal positions of the SNPs positioned on the chicken linkage map.

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Additional file 3:

An Excel file with for each individual chromosome, the number and average spacing of the SNPs present on the Illumina Beadchip.

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