Articles | Volume 60, issue 2
Arch. Anim. Breed., 60, 51–59, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-60-51-2017
Arch. Anim. Breed., 60, 51–59, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-60-51-2017

Original study 05 Apr 2017

Original study | 05 Apr 2017

Genome-wide QTL mapping results for regional DXA body composition and bone mineral density traits in pigs

Sophie Rothammer et al.

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In a previous mapping study including body composition and bone mineral traits obtained by DXA scans, QTL for bone mineral traits were rare. This study aimed to clarify if the mapping results were influenced by the analysed body regions. Hence, analyses were repeated using the same material (551 pigs) and methods but two manually defined body regions instead of the initial whole-body setting. Our results show an overall high consistency of mapping results especially for body composition traits.