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Table 5 Proportion of genetic to phenotypic variances estimated with model 2 for marbling score

From: Effects of single nucleotide polymorphism marker density on degree of genetic variance explained and genomic evaluation for carcass traits in Japanese Black beef cattle

No. of SNPs selected Binary* Categorical*
100 0.15 ± 0.04 0.14 ± 0.03
200 0.15 ± 0.04 0.13 ± 0.03
500 0.33 ± 0.06 0.22 ± 0.04
1,000 0.51 ± 0.08 0.34 ± 0.06
2,000 0.66 ± 0.08 0.50 ± 0.06
4,000 - 0.65 ± 0.07
6,000 - 0.75 ± 0.08
8,000 - 0.70 ± 0.07
10,000 - 0.82 ± 0.07
  1. *Binary: treated as a binary trait; Categorical: treated as a categorical trait with 11 categories.