Table 6 Statistically significant high impact variants that were discovered in the genome wide association studies for the production traits average daily gain (ADG), back fat thickness (BFT), meat to fat ratio (MFR), and carcass length (CRCL)
TraitHigh impact consequenceVariantPosition bpGeneGene name
BFTStart lostSSC7:rs31985562432544657C6orf89chromosome 7 C6orf89 homolog
Frameshift variant, splice region variantSSC7:._50451432606375PI16peptidase inhibitor 16
SSC7:._50451332606373PI16peptidase inhibitor 16
Splice donor variantSSC7:rs8083423329157904DSTdystonin
SSC7:rs32774346328571665PRIM2DNA primase subunit 2
MFRSplice donor variantSSC2:rs111068778011630410TCN1transcobalamin 1
CRCLStart lost, start retained variant, 5 prime UTR variantSSC7:rs79375281223958518NEU1neuraminidase 1
Stop gainedSSC7:rs33444258087783592novel gene
Frameshift variantSSC7:._116587397574140ABCD4ATP binding cassette subfamily D member 4
SSC7:rs69381170148561663novel geneaurora kinase A-like
SSC7:._106873087783712novel gene
SSC7:._106873187783718novel gene
Splice donor variantSSC7:rs8083423329157904DSTdystonin
SSC7:rs32774346328571665PRIM2DNA primase subunit 2
SSC7:rs33124542680150975LPCAT4lysophosphatidylcholine acyltransferase 4