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Table 5 Allele and genotype frequencies of the MHC class II DQA gene exon two in the two rabbit breeds experimetally infested with S. scabiei var. cuniculi

From: Comparative analysis of host resistance to Sarcoptes scabiei var. cuniculi in two different rabbit breeds

GroupGenotype frequencyAllele frequencyχ2
AAABAB
QX0.444 (n = 8)0.556 (n = 10)0.7720.2782.663
IRA0.778 (n = 14)0.222 (n = 4)0.8890.1110.281
  1. Note: The genetic diversity of the MHC class II DQA gene exon two was analyzed by the polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) method with Mbo II enzyme. χ2 test showed that the restriction enzyme cutting site for Mbo II reached the Hardy–Weinberg equilibrium in two breed groups (P > 0.05)
  2. Abbreviations: QX, QiXing rabbit breed propagated by the Sichuan Animal Science Academy, China; IRA, IRA rabbit breed; A, allele A; B, allele B