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Table 2 Average linkage disequilibrium (r2) between adjacent SNP pairs by chromosome and including all genotyped animals (n = 14,845)

From: Genetic diversity of a New Zealand multi-breed sheep population and composite breeds’ history revealed by a high-density SNP chip

Chr. N pairs Mean r2 Mean dist. (kb) Max dist. (kb) Chr N pairs Mean r2 Mean dist. (kb) Max dist. (kb)
1 58,073 0.263 4.74 117.87 15 17,068 0.264 4.74 93.00
2 52,391 0.275 4.75 152.46 16 14,974 0.249 4.78 74.52
3 46,858 0.276 4.78 146.79 17 15,050 0.247 4.80 115.76
4 24,928 0.267 4.78 204.62 18 14,599 0.263 4.69 138.63
5 22,793 0.263 4.73 305.58 19 13,094 0.260 4.60 96.23
6 24,338 0.262 4.80 70.15 20 11,033 0.255 4.62 132.22
7 21,261 0.264 4.71 268.22 21 10,422 0.246 4.80 173.10
8 19,070 0.260 4.75 131.01 22 10,779 0.254 4.71 108.88
9 19,831 0.259 4.77 85.59 23 12,949 0.245 4.81 45.27
10 17,848 0.267 4.84 357.01 24 9,190 0.262 4.57 70.25
11 13,820 0.271 4.50 139.12 25 9,786 0.249 4.63 104.82
12 17,047 0.257 4.64 61.26 26 9,411 0.244 4.68 44.36
13 17,639 0.282 4.71 343.36 All 507,918 0.263 4.74 357.01
14 13,624 0.261 4.60 140.07
  1. Chr chromosome, N pairs number of SNP pairs, Max dist. maximum distance