TABLE 1

Distribution of mitochondrial cytochrome B variants among domestic pig and wild boar populations

Cytochrome B variants
PopulationnA1A2A3E1E2E3E4
Asia
Wild boar, Japan761
Meishan77
Europe
Wild boar, Italy24231
Wild boar, Poland15123
Large White27112131
Landrace13319
Hampshirea2020
Duroca12210
Mangalica11
Other areas
Wild boar, Israel33
Domestic pig, Cook Island11
  • The different variants were distinguished by SSCP. The corresponding sequences are defined in Figure 1B.

  • a Hampshire and Duroc are European-type domestic pigs but were developed mainly in the United States