Taxon:

Pig

Gene:

"Drip-loss" QTL

Chromosome:

06

Location:

74cM

Description:

A search for QTLs affecting meat quality was carried out for crosses between Meishan and Dutch Large White and Landrace lines. 785 F2 carcasses and their parents were typed for genome-wide molecular markers. "Line-cross" and "half-sib" models were both used for detection of linkage. A region on SSC6 at 74cM (markers SW1057-S0220) showed suggestive linkage with "Drip-loss" when maternally inherited, analysed under the line-cross model (P = 0.18)(de Koning DJ et al 2001).

Category:

Parental effect

Record:

642

Last Modified 27/06/2005

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