Open Access Research article

Estimates of marker effects for measures of milk flow in the Italian brown Swiss dairy cattle population

Kent A Gray1, Christian Maltecca1*, Alessandro Bagnato2, Marlies Dolezal23, Attilio Rossoni4, Antonia B Samore2 and Joseph P Cassady1

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1 Animal Breeding and Genetics, Department of Animal Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA

2 Department of Health, Animal Science and Food Safety, Universitá degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

3 Institut für Populationsgenetik, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria

4 Italian Brown Breeders Association, Bussolengo, Italy

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BMC Veterinary Research 2012, 8:199  doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-199

Published: 23 October 2012

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Table S1. Largest absolute marker effects for milk flow traits within QTL previously identified for bovin.

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Table S2. Names of markers with largest effect in region for each trait.

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Figure S3. The Calcium signaling pathway, stars represent associations identified in the current study.

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