TITLE

Accuracy of genomic selection in simulated populations mimicking the extent of linkage disequilibrium in beef cattle

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Genetics;2011, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study conducted to calculate accuracy of direct genomic estimated breeding values (DGEBV) using best linear unbiased genomic prediction (GBLUP) for different marker densities, heritabilities and sizes of the training set (TS) in simulated populations that mimicked previously reported extent and pattern of linkage disequilibrium (LD) in beef cattle. The study suggests that the size of the TS and the extent of LD have major impact on the accuracy of DGEBV.
ACCESSION #
67052714

 

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