Table 4

Number of markers within genes or regulatory region and the proportion of variation that can be explained by markers within genes
Number of markers with largest effects TMT1 AT TP DT MMF AVGF
25 8 12 9 7 10 7
50 13 20 21 13 13 12
100 29 41 34 31 34 25
300 82 100 94 88 93 95
3000 940 929 917 935 939 929
10000 3,085 3,026 2,996 3,056 3,076 3,055
All significant markers 3,489 2,839 2,154 4,142 4,362 4,331
Total number of Markers within Gene or Regulatory Region 11,612 9,425 6,929 13,590 14,585 14,178
Proportion of Variation explained from Markers within genes and regulatory regions 31.4% 31.7% 30.7% 30.1% 29.9% 31.3%

1TMT - Total Milking Time;AT - Ascending Time; TP - Time of Plateau; DT - Descending Time; MMF - Maximum Milk Flow, AVGF – Average Milk Flow.

Gray et al.

Gray et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:199   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-199

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