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Oestrogen receptor genotypes and litter size in Hungarian Large White pigs.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16130489     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A total of 869 litter records of 226 Hungarian Large White sows have been analysed to investigate the possible use of the oestrogen receptor gene (ESR) as marker to improve litter size. First, second and later parities have been evaluated separately. Frequencies of A = 0.55 and B = 0.45 have been calculated for the two ESR alleles and the observed/ expected number of the three genotypes were as follows: AA: 71/69.1, AB: 108/111.8 and BB: 47/45.1. BB type first and later parity sows were superior to AB and AA sows for number born alive (NBA), total number of born (TNB) and the corrected number of weaned piglets (CNW), respectively.
G Horogh; A Zsolnai; I Komiósi; A Nyíri; I Anton; L Fésüs
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of animal breeding and genetics = Zeitschrift für Tierzüchtung und Züchtungsbiologie     Volume:  122     ISSN:  0931-2668     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Anim. Breed. Genet.     Publication Date:  2005 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-31     Completed Date:  2005-09-27     Revised Date:  2006-10-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100955807     Medline TA:  J Anim Breed Genet     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  56-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Research Institute for Animal Breeding and Nutrition, Herceghalom, Hungary.
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MeSH Terms
Genetic Markers
Linkage (Genetics)
Litter Size / genetics*
Polymorphism, Genetic
Quantitative Trait Loci
Receptors, Estrogen / genetics*
Swine / genetics*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Genetic Markers; 0/Receptors, Estrogen

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