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Table 6 Genetic effects of IGFBP2 on meat quality traits in the MSU Duroc × Pietrain F2 resource 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
Drip loss, % 0.35 ± 0.15* 0.003 ± 0.17
24-h pH −0.06 ± 0.02** −0.03 ± 0.02
Tenderness −0.18 ± 0.08* −0.04 ± 0.09
WBS, kg 0.18 ± 0.09* 0.01 ± 0.10
Connective tissue −0.14 ± 0.05** 0.07 ± 0.06
Overall tenderness −0.16 ± 0.08* −0.05 ± 0.08
  1. Significance was determined as P < 0.05 (*) and P < 0.01 (**), respectively, additive effects represent the effect of allele A