In this study, we evaluated haplotypes of the bovine FCGRT (encoding the FcRn heavy chain) and their relationship to the IgG concentration in bovine colostrum. Four single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP), classified into five haplotypes, were identified in a total of 49 Holstein-Frisians cows. Haplotype 5 was found to be significantly associated with a high IgG level ([OR]=9.90, 95%CI=1.11-88.34, p=0.016) and haplotype 2 exhibited a similar trend ([OR]=2.89, 95%CI=1.17-7.11, p=0.019).
- Bovine colostrum
- IgG concentration
- Single nucleotide polymorphism
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Animal Science and Zoology