• Corpus ID: 55908513

Identification of genomic regions related with carcass traits in Nellore beef cattle

  title={Identification of genomic regions related with carcass traits in Nellore beef cattle},
  author={Minos Esperandio de Carvalho and Fernando S Baldi and Miguel HA Santana and Ricardo Vieira Ventura and Rachel Santos Bueno and Marina de Nadai Bonin and Fernanda M. Rezende and E. C. Mattos and Joanir Pereira Eler and Jos{\'e} Bento Sterman Ferraz},
The aim of this study was to identify, by single step genome wide association study (ssGWAS), genomic regions that potentially have association with ribeye muscle area and backfat thickness in Nellore cattle. Phenotypes were obtained according to standard USDA Quality Grade (1999). Those animals were genotyped using the Illumina beadchip BovineHD® (~777K SNP, 407 animals) array and the Illumina Bovine beadchip HD® GGPi (~74K SNP, 502 animals), which was imputed for the HD using FImpute software… 

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