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- Shackelford, Steven D., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- BMC genetics 2010 v.11 no.112
- swine; swine diseases; musculoskeletal diseases; vertebrae; single nucleotide polymorphism; genes; loci; genotype
- ... Background: A back curvature defect similar to kyphosis in humans has been observed in swine herds. The defect ranges from mild to severe curvature of the thoracic vertebrate in split carcasses and has an estimated heritability of 0.3. The objective of this study was to identify genomic regions that affect this trait. Results: Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) associations performed with 198 SN ...
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