Articles | Volume 65, issue 3
Arch. Anim. Breed., 65, 309–318, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-65-309-2022
Arch. Anim. Breed., 65, 309–318, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-65-309-2022
Original study
12 Aug 2022
Original study | 12 Aug 2022

Meta-analysis of association between c.963A>G single-nucleotide polymorphism on BMP15 gene and litter size in goats

Emel Zergani et al.

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Different studies have reported controversial results regarding the effects of c.963A>G polymorphism in the BMP15 gene on litter size in goats. We conducted a meta-analysis by using data of all published relevant studies to address this contradiction and found a significant association between c.963A>G polymorphism and litter size at birth under dominant and additive genetic models. The meta-analysis results revealed that the AA genotype could be positively connected with litter size in goats.