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Title: An Updated Swine Chromosome 6 Linkage Map Developed with the University of Illinois Reference Population.

item Grimm, David
item Miller, L - UNIV. OF MINNESOTA
item Mendiola, J - UNIV. OF MINNESOTA
item Schook, L - UNIV. OF MINNESOTA
item Louis, C - UNIV. OF MINNESOTA
item Ambady, S - UNIV. OF MINNESOTA
item Ponce DE Leon, F - UNIV. OF MINNESOTA
item Lunney, Joan

Submitted to: Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: January 19, 1998
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: This report presents a comprehensive genetic linkage map of swine chromosome 6 that contains 24 microsatellite markers derived from chromosome 6-enriched libraries, four microsatellite markers isolated by SINE-PCR and 22 microsatellite and RFLP markers previously assigned on other swine chromosome 6 linkage maps. These markers have all been genotyped on the University of Illinois swine reference population; this includes six markers not previously mapped on this family. The resulting 206.0 cM sex-averaged chromosome 6 linkage map provides a comprehensive linkage map of this swine chromosome that will be useful in identifying important QTL associated with improved carcass traits and meat quality.

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