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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of limb bones lengths and BMD of the distal femur in the White Duroc × Erhualian intercross

From: A genome-wide scan for quantitative trait loci affecting limb bone lengths and areal bone mineral density of the distal femur in a White Duroc × Erhualian F2 population

Traita No. Mean Standard deviation Min Max
All      
   Scapula length (SL), cm 1021 22.39 1.55 17.7 26.9
   Ulna length (UL), cm 1020 18.33 1.25 14.6 22.3
   Humerus length (HL), cm 1021 20.06 1.50 14.1 24.8
   Femur length (FL), cm 1020 20.94 1.31 14.8 24.7
   Tibia length (TL), cm 1017 18.83 1.22 15.3 22.7
Castrated males      
   Scapula length (SL), cm 543 22.58 1.51 17.7 26.9
   Ulna length (UL), cm 543 18.68 1.24 15.3 22.3
   Humerus length (HL), cm 543 20.43 1.46 16.0 24.8
   Femur length (FL), cm 543 21.12 1.29 14.8 24.7
   Tibia length (TL), cm 542 18.97 1.21 15.3 22.7
   BMD of the distal femur (fBMD), g/cm2 116 1.314 0.149 0.699 1.537
Intact females      
   Scapula length (SL), cm 478 22.17 1.57 17.7 26.9
   Ulna length (UL), cm 477 17.94 1.15 14.6 20.9
   Humerus length (HL), cm 478 19.64 1.43 14.1 24.5
   Femur length (FL), cm 477 20.72 1.31 17.3 24.0
   Tibia length (TL), cm 475 18.66 1.21 15.4 21.9
  1. a. Abbreviations are given in the parentheses.