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- Lindholm-Perry, Amanda K.; Sexten, Andrea K.; Kuehn, Larry A.; Smith, Timothy P.L.; King, D. Andy; Shackelford, Steven D.; Wheeler, Tommy L.; Ferrell, Calvin L.; Jenkins, Thomas G.; Snelling, Warren M.; Freetly, Harvey C.
- BMC Genetics 2011 v.12
- alleles; beef; beef carcasses; beef cattle; beef quality; carcass weight; cattle breeds; chromosome mapping; fat thickness; feed intake; genetic markers; genotype; liveweight gain; loci; phenotype; single nucleotide polymorphism; weight gain
- ... Background: In a previously reported genome-wide association study based on a high-density bovine SNP genotyping array, 8 SNP were nominally associated (P ≤ 0.003) with average daily gain (ADG) and 3 of these were also associated (P ≤ 0.002) with average daily feed intake (ADFI) in a population of crossbred beef cattle. The SNP were clustered in a 570 kb region around 38 Mb on the draft sequence o ...
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