Table 4

Details of the sire-based linkage clusters based on the most frequently observed bi-allelic RAD marker allele segregation patterns in the two families
Putative linkage cluster family 1 (ranked by # of alleles) Corresponding cluster in family 2a RAD allele count family 1 RAD allele count family 2 Number of matching RAD alleles between families
01 02 129 51 20
02 04 91 35 2
03 03 66 51 10
04 08 63 28 12
05 13 61 20 10
06 15 61 17 6
07 05 57 33 8
08 06 50 28 14
09 07 49 28 4
10 11 49 22 12
11 14 49 18 8
12 22 49 15 12
13 12 48 21 8
14 10 47 25 10
15 16 46 17 6
16 27 46 8 1
17 unknown 44 n/a n/a
18 01 44 57 4
19 unknown 40 n/a n/a
20 18 38 17 8
21b 20 31 16 4
21b 26 31 10 2
22 9 29 26 10
23 17 27 17 4
24 21 27 15 2
25 unknown 25 n/a n/a
26 19 24 16 2
27 24 19 12 6
28c unknown 14 n/a n/a
29 25 14 11 3

a Cluster ID (number) represents a ranking of segregation patterns in family 2 by number of alleles.

b Two alleles from to linkage cluster 21 in family 1 were found in cluster 26 in family 2.

c IPN QTL-containing chromosome.

Houston et al.

Houston et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:244   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-244

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