TABLE 2

Single-marker analysis to find autosomal regions responsible for sperm-head morphology

PositionMean SHMI ± SD (N)
ChromosomeMicrosatellite markerGeneticPhysicalB/BM/BLODP-value
1D1Mit3167.910.5162.9 ± 77.4 (47)141.9 ± 82.0 (41)0.340.220
D1Mit37317.026.7166.8 ± 76.8 (41)141.2 ± 81.2 (47)0.500.134
D1Mit21325.743.6181.9 ± 73.4 (32)137.1 ± 78.8 (53)1.390.013
D1Mit21432.158.5179.6 ± 82.1 (35)135.7 ± 73.9 (53)1.460.011
D1Mit4643.175.8171.8 ± 78.3 (33)142.0 ± 79.3 (55)0.640.090
D1Mit4954.587.1180.3 ± 80.2 (36)134.3 ± 74.6 (52)1.620.007
D1Mit33862.0Not mapped173.2 ± 77.7 (37)136.2 ± 76.7 (49)1.230.019
D1Mit28871.5149.3177.0 ± 83.0 (43)130.4 ± 71.2 (43)1.790.005
D1Mit1687.2Not mapped184.4 ± 77.2 (42)124.6 ± 71.6 (46)2.92<0.001
D1Mit20695.8173.0166.8 ± 80.4 (48)136.7 ± 76.8 (40)0.690.078
D1Mit459102.0187.2162.1 ± 80.5 (53)139.5 ± 77.9 (35)0.370.195
3D3Mit6423.3Not mapped151.4 ± 71.0 (43)154.9 ± 88.1 (45)0.000.944
D3Mit20077.3148.0168.0 ± 74.3 (45)139.9 ± 81.3 (39)0.650.088
D3Mit1987.6Not mapped162.2 ± 71.5 (49)141.7 ± 88.7 (39)0.700.078
7D7Mit210.50.0157.1 ± 79.4 (52)147.5 ± 81.0 (36)0.070.581
D7Mit26711.026.5154.7 ± 80.2 (57)152.3 ± 80.8 (30)0.010.802
D7Mit22818.036.3150.1 ± 79.4 (57)158.8 ± 81.5 (31)0.050.626
D7Mit20034.580.0146.3 ± 75.5 (49)161.7 ± 85.0 (39)0.240.295
D7Mit1266.0136.4146.6 ± 74.7 (46)160.3 ± 85.3 (42)0.060.606
8D8Mit1491.06.0143.9 ± 71.8 (44)162.4 ± 86.9 (44)0.420.173
D8Mit6416.034.3156.1 ± 74.3 (44)150.2 ± 85.7 (44)0.000.944
9D9Mit27349.092.1165.8 ± 82.7 (49)137.3 ± 74.0 (39)0.620.096
D9Mit34655.0100.1171.0 ± 81.5 (48)131.7 ± 73.0 (40)1.200.020
D9Mit3861.0110.7169.0 ± 79.2 (50)132.3 ± 76.7 (38)1.030.032
11D11Mit711.168.8172.2 ± 81.2 (46)132.3 ± 73.6 (42)1.250.018
D11Mit29412.021.4191.3 ± 78.6 (37)125.4 ± 69.0 (51)3.52<0.001
D11Mit23620.045.2190.8 ± 77.8 (39)125.1 ± 69.8 (49)3.26<0.001
D11Mit15532.158.9187.9 ± 81.5 (40)124.2 ± 66.3 (48)3.32<0.001
D11Mit8937.067.2178.0 ± 84.2 (40)132.4 ± 70.2 (48)1.630.007
D11Mit7054.094.3175.9 ± 82.2 (44)130.4 ± 71.1 (44)1.640.007
D11Mit5262.0102.5168.8 ± 87.4 (45)136.7 ± 68.1 (43)0.800.059
D11Mit30271.0114.3171.5 ± 86.1 (43)138.6 ± 67.6 (45)1.000.034
D11Mit6971.0121.1166.8 ± 85.7 (45)138.9 ± 71.3 (43)0.600.102
16D16Mit427.335.9177.2 ± 84.3 (47)149.4 ± 77.9 (41)0.390.189
D16Mit15734.151.1175.3 ± 84.3 (47)151.6 ± 78.5 (41)0.130.448
17D17Mit5338.565.4150.1 ± 87.7 (47)153.6 ± 70.2 (34)0.080.555
D17Mit4153.082.6153.9 ± 84.5 (48)157.0 ± 75.6 (40)0.010.830
D17Mit12356.791.6154.8 ± 85.3 (47)161.0 ± 78.2 (41)0.000.884
  • Significant markers are underlined (P < 0.05).