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Table 2 Effects of the DGAT1 promoter VNTR allele 5 on milk production traits in German Holstein cows

From: Dominance and parent-of-origin effects of coding and non-coding alleles at the acylCoA-diacylglycerol-acyltransferase (DGAT1) gene on milk production traits in German Holstein cows

  DGAT1 232A/232A only
αab(S.E.)
all individuals
αab(S.E.)
Milk yield [kg] -88.00.068 (48.0) -93.10.0074 (34.7)
Milk fat content [%] 0.06300.0002 (0.0165) 0.0752<0.0001 (0.0124)
Milk fat yield [kg] 1.790.319 (1.79) 2.44 0.075 (1.37)
Milk protein content [%] 0.0171 0.032 (0.0079) 0.01840.0016 (0.0058)
Milk protein yield [kg] -1.560.271 (1.41) -1.670.106 (1.03)
  1. aaverage gene substitution effect of the DGAT1 promoter VNTR allele 5 compared to all other alleles, where α is defined according to Falconer and Mackay [27]; bp-values are given as indices.
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