Table 2 Some candidate genes overlap with the potential regions of artificial selection in Duroc pigs
Chr.Pos. (Mb)1P-value. (method)2GeneGene function
17679352..76917240.01;0.001(AWB); 0.007(EWB)SOD2Fertility (Kwiatkowska et al. 2017)
251102757..511283460.048;0.008(EWB)WNT9AChondrogenesis (Später et al. 2006)
288122788..882552820.005;<0.001(AWB)HOMER1Muscle development (Hao et al. 2017)
288021572..880985220.007;<0.001(AWB)JMYDevelopment of porcine embryos (Lin et al. 2015)
288391280..885073440.004;<0.001(AWB)CMYA5Carcass trait and meat quality (Xu et al. 2011)
696322276..963237950.003MC5RBack fat thickness, lipid metabolism, exocrine function, proinflammatory activity (Switonski et al. 2013)
6103997590..1040558160.009;0.007(AWB)NDC80Fertility (Wei et al. 2014)
6103578544..1037281520.008;0.007(AWB)LPIN2Back-fat thickness (He et al. 2009)
710359211..103870020.017;0.005(AWB); 0.006(EWB)CD83Enhances T lymphocyte proliferation (Pinho et al. 2014)
775161831..751686340.027;0.001(AWB); 0.004(EWB)FITM1Fat-deposition-related traits (li et al. 2010)
775241058..752557010.027;0.001(AWB); 0.004(EWB)DHRS4Meat quality (Hwang et al. 2017)
935187561..352000850.032;<0.001(AWB);0.006(EWB)CASP1Fertility (Ashworth et al. 2010)
1250454063..504911640.036;0.007(AWB)SPNS2Hearing (Chen et al. 2014)
1594623526..946284400.046, 0.009(EWB)MSTNLean muscle mass (Baati et al. 2017)
  • 1 This column presents the position of candidate genes which overlap with or close to the potential regions of artificial selection.

  • 2 This column presents the genome-wide P-values of sweep statistics.