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Table 3 Positions and effects of significant QTL for carcass and meat quality traits in the cross between GG and NZW rabbits

From: A comprehensive linkage map and QTL map for carcass traits in a cross between Giant Grey and New Zealand White rabbits

OCU/LG Trait Model 1 cM 2 (Mb) Flanking markers 3 95% CI 4 F-value 5 a (SE) 6 d (SE) 7 VF 2 % 8
     Left or direct Right (cM)     
2 Hind part weight (g) 2 0.0 (29.01) INRACCDDV0192   0.0- 18.0 10.10** 5.82 (1.30) 0.82 (1.86) 5.96
3 Bone weight fore part (g) 2 90.0 (131.74) Sat3 INRACCDDV0203 28.5- 90.0 9.11* 4.45 (1.39) -6.33 (2.12) 6.03
7 Kidney weight (g) 1 90.0 (155.45) D7Utr4 D7L1B10 20.0 97.0 8.36* 0.84 (0.21) 0.19 (0.31) 4.97
7 Hot carcass weight (g) 1 91.0 (157.34) D7L1B10 INRACCDDV0092 5.0- 98.0 11.02** 64.83 (14.78) 36.34 (22.10) 6.46
7 Reference carcass weight (g) 1 91.0 (157.34) D7L1B10 INRACCDDV0092 5.0- 98.0 11.34** 63.70 (14.45) 38.50 (21.62) 6.64
7 Fore part weight (g) 1 91.0 (157.34) D7L1B10 INRACCDDV0092 3.0- 98.0 8.69* 23.86 (6.16) 13.94 (9.21) 5.17
7 Intermediate part weight (g) 1 91.0 (157.34) D7L1B10 INRACCDDV0092 62.0- 98.0 13.06** 17.66 (3.76) 11.21 (5.62) 7.57
7 Hind part weight (g) 1 92.0 (157.45) D7L1B10 INRACCDDV0092 3.0- 98.0 9.95* 21.58 (5.18) 11.84 (7.68) 5.87
7 Meat weight fore part (g) 1 92.0 (157.45) D7L1B10 INRACCDDV0092 4.0- 98.0 8.67* 20.34 (5.42) 13.08 (8.05) 5.75
7 Meat weight intermediate part (g) 1 92.0 (157.45) D7L1B10 INRACCDDV0092 15.5- 98.0 11.49** 13.91 (3.21) 8.69 (4.78) 7.46
7 Meat weight hind part (g) 1 93.0 (158.19) INRACCDDV0092 D7Utr5 3.0- 98.0 9.35* 18.72 (4.62) 8.92 (6.88) 6.16
9 Bone weight fore part (g) 1 61.0 (65.57) INRACCDDV0010 INRACCDDV0146 35.0- 98.5 8.94* 7.10 (1.74) -1.83 (2.50) 5.92
12 Drip loss (%) 1 94.0 (127.58) INRACCDDV0201 INRACCDDV0176 0.0- 94.0 8.16* -0.29 (0.10) -0.58 (0.19) 4.87
19 Hind part weight (g) 2 45.0 (48.44) INRACCDDV0071 INRACCDDV0193 28.5- 67.0 8.52* 3.23 (1.36) 6.87 (2.18) 5.07
  1. 1Model 1-standard QTL model with covariate birthweight; Model 2-standard QTL model with covariate reference carcass weight, 2Chromosomal location is given as pedigree-specific cM position; first marker on each chromosome was set at 0 cM. Estimated physical position between the flanking markers in Mb is given in parentheses; 3Flanking markers (left or direct and right) of the QTL peak; 4CI-confidence interval; 5F-value is F-statistic for QTL using standard one QTL model; 6a-additive effect; 7d-dominance effect; the direction of additive and dominance effects is given as GG-allele effect compared to NZW, bold values indicate significant effects if the estimate divided by the standard error > 1.96; 8phenotypic F2 variance (%) explained by the QTL; **highly significant at 1% genome-wide level (F-value ≥ 10.0), *significant at 5% genome-wide level (F-value ≥ 8.10); pH45 - pH value 45 min post mortem, pH24 - pH value 24 h post mortem, meat colour45 L*, a*, b* - meat colour traits lightness, redness, yellowness 45 min post mortem, meat colour24 L*, a*, b*- meat colour traits lightness, redness, yellowness 24 h post mortem.