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Table 2 Simulation parameters of the genome

From: Comparisons of improved genomic predictions generated by different imputation methods for genotyping by sequencing data in livestock populations

GenomeValues
Number of chromosomes5
Chromosome length100 cM
Number of marker loci on one chromosome1,000,000
Marker positionsEvenly
Number of marker alleles in the first HG2
Marker allele frequencies in the first HGRandom
Number of QTL loci on one chromosome100
QTL positionsRandom
Number of QTL alleles in the first HG2
QTL allele frequencies in the first HGRandom
QTL allele effectFrom a gamma distribution with a shape of 0.4
Marker mutation rate in historical population2.5 × 10−5
QTL mutation rate in historical population2.5 × 10−5