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A high density recombination map of the pig reveals a correlation between sex-specific recombination and GC content

Flavie Tortereau12, Bertrand Servin2, Laurent Frantz1, Hendrik-Jan Megens1, Denis Milan2, Gary Rohrer3, Ralph Wiedmann3, Jonathan Beever4, Alan L Archibald5, Lawrence B Schook4 and Martien AM Groenen1*

Author Affiliations

1 Wageningen University, Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, PO Box 338, 6700AH, Wageningen, The Netherlands

2 INRA, Laboratoire de Génétique Cellulaire, 31320, Castanet-Tolosan, France

3 USDA, ARS, US Meat Animal Research Center, PO Box 166, Spur 18D, Clay Center, NE, 68933-0166, USA

4 University of Illinois, Department of Animal Sciences and Institute for Genomic Biology, 382 ERML, 1201 W. Gregory Avenue, Urbana, IL, 61801, USA

5 Division of Genetics and Genomics, The Roslin Institute and R(D)SVS, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Midlothian Cedex, EH25 9RG, UK

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BMC Genomics 2012, 13:586  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-586

Published: 15 November 2012

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Additional file 1:

Average recombination rates (based on all 4 pedigrees) for all 1 Mb bins.

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