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Table 3 Genetic effects of IGFBP2 on growth traits for the MSU Duroc × Pietrain F2 resource population and the Duroc pig population

From: Association of Insulin-like growth factor binding protein 2 genotypes with growth, carcass and meat quality traits in pigs

Traits Additive effect Dominance effect
MSU resource population
BF10 13 wk, mm −0.15 ± 0.29 0.69 ± 0.33*
ADG 10 to 22 wk, g/day 25.84 ± 12.03* −23.04 ± 11.19
Days to 105 kg, day −4.34 ± 1.51* 2.12 ± 1.75
Duroc pig population
LMA, cm2 −0.32 ± 0.41 1.03 ± 0.52*
  1. Significance was determined as P < 0.05 (*), additive effects represent the effect of allele A