Identifying candidate genes associated with sperm morphology abnormalities using weighted single-step GWAS in a Duroc boar population
作者: Yunxiang ZhaoNing GaoXinyun LiSaeed El-AshramZhiquan WangLin ZhuWei JiangXing PengConglin ZhangYilong ChenZhili Li
作者单位: 1College of Life Science and Engineering, Foshan University, 18 Jiangwan Street, Foshan, 528231, Guangdong Province, China
2State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat-sen University, North Third Road, Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center, Guangzhou, 510006, China
3Key Laboratory of Agricultural Animal Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction of the Ministry of Education, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, 430070, China
4Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
5Guangxi Yangxiang Agriculture and Husbandry Co.,LTD, Guigang, 537100, China
刊名: Theriogenology, 2020, Vol.141 , pp.9-15
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2019.08.031
关键词: Duroc pigSemen traitsSperm morphology abnormalitiesWeighted single-step GWAS
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Artificial insemination (AI) has been used as a routine technology globally in the pig production industry since 1930. One of the preferable advantages of AI technology is that the semen of elite boars can be disseminated to the commercial sow population rapidly. Understanding the genetic background of semen traits may help in developing genetic improvement programs of boars by including these traits into the selection index. In this study, we utilized weighted single-step genome-wide association study (wssGWAS) to identify genetic regions and further candidate genes associated with sperm morphology abnormalities (proximal droplet, distal droplet, bent tail, coiled tail, and distal midpiece reflex) in a Duroc boar population.(#br)Several genomic regions explained 2.76%–9.22%...
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  • population 母体
  • weighted 加权
  • candidate 选择物
  • morphology 形态学
  • sperm 精子
  • single 单独的
  • associated 相关的