Table 1 Details regarding the microsatellite markers used in this study: polymorphism type, allele number, major allele frequency, observed (Hobs) and expected (Hexp) heterozygosity, and results of analyses of deviations from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium (P values)
Candidate GenePolymorphismNo. of AllelesMajor Allele FrequencyHobsaHexpaPaHobsbHexpbPb
AANATTrinucleotide—upstream60.480.590.650.520.650.630.25
ADCYAP1Dinucleotide—3′ UTR40.530.620.660.940.650.630.43
CACNA1cTrinucleotide—intron70.510.690.640.240.670.640.26
CLOCKTrinucleotide—exon30.970.080.071.000.050.051.00
CREB1Dinucleotide—intron/3′ UTR50.960.090.091.000.070.090.02
GRIA3Tetranucleotide—intron30.930.150.141.000.150.151.00
NPAS2Trinucleotide—exon60.850.240.221.000.310.290.56
NPSR1Pentanucleotide—upstream130.190.880.870.030.890.870.42
PCSK2Dinucleotide—intron20.780.320.311.000.310.341.00
  • a N = 66 presumably unrelated individuals from 2011/2012.

  • b N = 61 presumably unrelated individuals from 2012/2013 (sample did not include any individuals from the previous season).