Linkage disequilibrium on chromosome 6 in Australian Holstein-Friesian cattle

Abstract

We analysed linkage disequilibrium (LD) in Australian Holstein-Friesian cattle by genotyping a sample of 45 bulls for 15 closely-spaced microsatellites on two regions of BTA6 reported to carry important QTL for dairy traits. The order and distance of markers were based on the USDA-MARC linkage map. Frequencies of haplotypes were estimated using the E-M… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1297-9686-38-5-463

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