Table 1 Heritabilities and variance estimates (standard deviations) under genotypic and breeding models for different mouse traits
Heritability/varianceWeightGrowth speedBody lengthBody mass index
Embedded Imagea0.192 (0.028)0.020 (0.013)0.111 (0.028)0.053 (0.021)
Embedded Imagea0.022 (0.011)0.015 (0.011)0.017 (0.013)0.033 (0.018)
Embedded Imagea0.105 (0.051)0.433 (0.222)0.137 (0.093)0.382 (0.171)
Embedded Imageb0.199 (0.028)0.025 (0.012)0.117 (0.027)0.064 (0.020)
Embedded Imageb0.015 (0.008)0.011 (0.007)0.012 (0.009)0.022 (0.013)
Embedded Imageb0.072 (0.035)0.296 (0.151)0.094 (0.064)0.261 (0.117)
Embedded Imagec0.197 (0.027)0.016 (0.012)0.113 (0.028)0.058 (0.021)
  • a Model based on additive breeding value and dominance deviations (breeding model).

  • b Model based on additive and dominant effects of markers (genotypic model).

  • c Model including additive effects only.