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Development of a high density 600K SNP genotyping array for chicken

Andreas Kranis1*, Almas A Gheyas2, Clarissa Boschiero2, Frances Turner2, Le Yu2, Sarah Smith2, Richard Talbot2, Ali Pirani3, Fiona Brew3, Pete Kaiser2, Paul M Hocking2, Mark Fife4, Nigel Salmon4, Janet Fulton5, Tim M Strom6, Georg Haberer7, Steffen Weigend8, Rudolf Preisinger9, Mahmood Gholami10, Saber Qanbari10, Henner Simianer10, Kellie A Watson1, John A Woolliams2 and David W Burt2*

Author Affiliations

1 Aviagen Ltd, Midlothian, UK

2 The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, Midlothian, UK

3 Affymetrix, Santa Clara, CA, USA

4 The Pirbright Institute, Compton Laboratory, Compton, UK

5 Hy-Line International, Dallas Center, IA, USA

6 Institute of Human Genetics, Helmholtz Zentrum, 85764, Neuherberg, Germany

7 Institute of Bioinformatics and System Biology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, 85764, Neuherberg, Germany

8 Institute of Farm Animal Genetics, Friedrich Loeffler Institut, Neustadt-Mariensee, Germany

9 Lohmann Tierzucht GmbH, Cuxhaven, Germany

10 Animal Breeding and Genetics Group, Georg-August-University Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany

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BMC Genomics 2013, 14:59  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-59

Published: 28 January 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

An Excel file with the number of SNPs detected from within-line-analyses and selected at various stages across different chromosomes.

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Additional file 2: Table S2:

An Excel file providing description of the genotyped samples used for validation of the 1.8 M SNPs.

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