Table 1 Genotyped and imputed markers across the nine analyzed QTL
GGAaQTLbStartc (bp)Endc (bp)QTL Size (bp)Markers AILdMarkers 60keMarkers TotalfMarker Densityg
1Growth1169 634 954181 087 96111 453 0082650453046
2Growth247 929 67565 460 00217 530 3283366770040
2Growth3124 333 151133 581 1229 247 9721939541445
3Growth424 029 84168 029 53343 999 693571885194244
4Growth61 354 21313 511 20312 156 9912351453744
4Growth785 459 94388 832 1073 372 1651414115546
5Growth833 696 79139 052 4385 355 648522122642
7Growth910 916 81935 491 70624 574 888761397147360
20Growth127 109 70913 899 9936 790 28528883911134
  • a Gallus Gallus Autosome.

  • b QTL names as in Jacobsson et al. (2005).

  • c Base pair position according to Chicken genome assembly (galGal3) of May 2006.

  • d Markers as in Besnier et al. (2011).

  • e Markers as in Johansson et al. (2010).

  • f Total markers in d and e.

  • g Markers/Mb.