TABLE 2

Features of marginal posterior distributions of the major gene effects and variance ratios

TraitsMSDHPD95%MCSEB-inEmbedded Image
UC
    a1.040.490.01, 1.790.028001.04
    d1.040.79-0.97, 2.160.0312251.04
    q0.310.150.01, 0.560.00619251.31
    Rpolyg0.080.020.03, 0.130.00112001.03
    Rga0.040.030.00, 0.100.0011501.02
    Rg0.080.050.01, 0.170.0026251.03
OR
    a1.731.410.00, 3.160.047501.10
    d-1.551.52-3.51, 2.280.0713501.31
    q0.680.180.37, 1.000.0077501.15
    Rpolyg0.220.090.05, 0.390.00315001.02
    Rga0.100.100.00, 0.280.0032251.02
    Rg0.230.130.00, 0.450.0067001.01
IE
    a3.140.322.50, 3.760.0021001.00
    d3.480.482.56, 4.430.0043001.00
    q0.300.070.18, 0.440.001751.00
    Rpolyg0.190.060.08, 0.320.0022501.00
    Rga0.150.090.01, 0.320.001751.00
    Rg0.390.100.20, 0.570.001751.00
  • Mean (M), standard deviation (SD), and highest posterior density region at 95% (HPD95%) of the marginal posterior distributions. UC, uterine capacity; OR, ovulation rate; IE, number of implanted embryos; a, additive effect; d, dominant effect; q, frequency of unfavorable allele; Rpolyg, polygenic variance ratio (Vpolyg/VTOTAL); Rga, additive major gene variance ratio (Vga/VTOTAL); Rg, total major gene variance ratio (Vga + Vgd/VTOTAL); MCSE, Monte Carlo standard error; B-in, burn-in of Raftery and Lewis test; Embedded Image , scale factor of the Gelman and Rubin test.