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Table 2 Summary of variances estimated from BayesC GWAS for lactation yields of milk, fat and protein and average somatic cell score, using the Illumina Caprine 50 K BeadChip (Illumina Inc., San Diego, CA) in 3732 New Zealand dairy goats

From: Genome-wide association studies of lactation yields of milk, fat, protein and somatic cell score in New Zealand dairy goats

Trait Modela Genetic variance Phenotypic variance Phenotypic variance explained by SNPs, %
Milk yield sBayesC 12,925 73,865 18
hBayesC 8,739 71,128 12
dBayesC 8,484 70,893 12
Fat yield sBayesC 13.15 83.27 16
hBayesC 9.23 80.82 11
dBayesC 9.06 80.53 11
Protein yield sBayesC 8.61 63.91 14
hBayesC 5.48 62.06 9
dBayesC 5.38 61.89 9
Somatic cell score sBayesC 0.28 1.45 20
hBayesC 0.28 1.45 20
dBayesC 0.28 1.45 20
  1. aModels = sBayesC=BayesC model fitting all SNPs simultaneously, hBayesC = BayesC model fitting 10 haplotype alleles as fixed effect and remaining SNPs as random effects simultaneously, dBayesC = BayesC model fitting diplotypes of h1 and h2 as well as the 8 remaining haplotypes, and the remaining SNPs as random effects simultaneously