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Table 3 Association analysis among genotype of POU1F1 gene and carcass characteristics

From: Association of genotype of POU1F1 intron 1 with carcass characteristics in crossbred pigs

Trait Genotype Significant F-value
  AA AB BB Mean ± SD  
Back fat Thickness (mm) 13.09 ± 0.92 12.14 ± 1.92 13.33 ± 1.86 12.59 ± 0.77 0.107 NS
Carcass weight (kg) 78.76 ± 1.98b 92.00 ± 7.61a 92.33 ± 14.68a 81.86 ± 2.26 3.474*
L * 39.54 ± 0.91 37.94 ± 1.78 38.11 ± 3.56 39.17 ± 0.79 0.343 NS
a * 17.42 ± 0.53ab 18.36 ± 1.73a 14.04 ± 3.55b 17.30 ± 0.52 3.258*
b * 10.87 ± 0.40 10.90 ± 0.91 9.78 ± 1.92 10.79 ± 0.36 0.327 NS
pH 5.70 ± 0.62 5.67 ± 0.13 5.59 ± 0.05 5.69 ± 0.05 0.195 NS
Visual color1) 4.05 ± 0.17 4.63 ± 0.42 5.00 ± 0.07 4.22 ± 0.16 2.102 NS
  1. 1): 1 = pale, 7 = dark purple red.
  2. a, b: Means with different superscripts in the same column differ significantly (p < 0.05).
  3. *: p < 0.05, NS: Not-significant.