Modeling heterogeneous (co)variances from adjacent-SNP groups improves genomic prediction for milk protein composition traits

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Gebreyesus, Grum; Lund, Mogens S.; Buitenhuis, Bart; Bovenhuis, Henk; Poulsen, Nina A.; Janss, Luc G.;
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: Genetics Selection Evolution, volume 49 (issn: 1297-9686, eissn: 1297-9686)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5718071, doi: 10.1186/s12711-017-0364-8
  • Subject: Leerstoelgroep Fokkerij en genetica | [ SDV ] Life Sciences [q-bio] | Fokkerij en Genetica | QH426-470 | WIAS | Research Article | Genetics | Animal Breeding and Genomics | Animal culture | Fokkerij en Genomica | Animal Breeding and Genetics | SF1-1100

International audience; AbstractBackgroundAccurate genomic prediction requires a large reference population, which is problematic for traits that are expensive to measure. Traits related to milk protein composition are not routinely recorded due to costly procedures and... View more
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