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Table 1 Mean, standard deviation (SD) of the mean, coefficient of variation (CV) of the mean, median, genomic heritability estimate (h g    2 ), posterior standard deviation (Psd), and Phenotypic variation (Pvar) for the content of fat (g/100 g milk) and fatty acids (g/100 g fat)

From: Genetic parameters for milk fatty acids in Danish Holstein cattle based on SNP markers using a Bayesian approach

Trait Mean SD CV Median hg2 Psd Pvar
Fat 3.99 0.78 19.64 3.96 0.24 0.13 0.67
Fatty acids        
C6:0 2.69 0.35 12.97 2.72 0.24 0.13 0.12
C8:0 1.47 0.23 15.37 1.48 0.34 0.15 0.05
C10:0 3.16 0.56 17.87 3.17 0.34 0.16 0.32
C12:0 3.57 0.65 18.14 3.55 0.27 0.15 0.43
C13:0 0.10 0.03 30.27 0.10 0.19 0.13 0.001
C14:0 11.29 1.30 11.49 11.36 0.25 0.17 1.66
C15:0 1.10 0.20 17.89 1.09 0.13 0.10 0.04
C16:0 28.95 3.25 11.23 28.84 0.14 0.11 0.34
C17:0 0.53 0.15 28.45 0.53 0.07 0.06 0.02
C18:0 10.54 2.20 20.89 10.26 0.19 0.13 4.15
C14:1 cis-9 0.97 0.28 29.03 0.94 0.26 0.14 0.07
C16:1 cis-9 1.50 0.38 25.14 1.46 0.16 0.11 0.15
C18:1 trans-11 1.70 0.56 33.27 1.62 0.09 0.08 0.27
C18:1 cis-9 19.78 3.62 18.29 19.83 0.11 0.10 8.46
C18:2 n-6 1.69 0.30 18.04 1.65 0.17 0.11 0.08
C18:3 n-3 0.49 0.10 20.46 0.49 0.30 0.15 0.01
CLA cis-9. trans-111 0.63 0.16 26.22 0.60 0.19 0.13 0.02
Groups of fatty acids        
SFA2 63.40 3.81 6.00 63.51 0.09 0.08 11.97
UFA3 26.76 3.87 14.46 26.54 0.33 0.19 11.33
MUFA4 23.95 3.72 15.52 23.84 0.34 0.20 9.85
PUFA5 2.81 0.45 15.93 2.76 0.28 0.15 0.19
C6:0 to C14:06 22.18 2.80 12.63 22.26 0.28 0.17 7.94
Fatty acids indices        
C14 index7 0.08 0.02 25.02 0.08 0.31 0.16 0.002
C16 index8 0.05 0.01 21.53 0.05 0.19 0.12 3.80
C18 index9 0.65 0.08 12.24 0.66 0.35 0.19 1.12
CLA index1.10 0.28 0.06 22.21 0.27 0.16 0.12 18.55
  1. 1CLA = conjugated linoleic acid.
  2. 2Saturated fatty acids: C6:0, C8:0, C10:0, C12:0, C13:0, C14:0, C15:0, C16:0, C17:0, and C18:0.
  3. 3Unsaturated fatty acids: C14:1, C16:1, C18:1 trans-11, C18:1 cis-9, C18:2 n-6, C18:3 n-3, and CLA cis-9, trans-11.
  4. 4Monounsaturated fatty acids: C14:1, C16:1, C18:1t11, and C18:1 cis-9.
  5. 5Polyunsaturated fatty acids: C18:2 n-6, C18:3 n-3, and CLA cis-9, trans-11.
  6. 6C6:0, C8:0, C10:0, C12:0, and C14:0.
  7. 7C14:1 cis-9/(C14:0 + C14:1 cis-9).
  8. 8C16:1 cis-9/(C16:0 + C16:1 cis-9).
  9. 9C18:1 cis-9/(C18:0 + C18:1 cis-9).
  10. 10 CLA cis-9, trans-11/(C18:1 trans-11+ CLA cis-9, trans-11).
  11. The estimates of the hg  2 are based on a univariate model.