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Table 1 The degree of heterozygosity (Hz) and subpopulation differentiation (FST) in the six studied breeds

From: Variation in breeding practices and geographic isolation drive subpopulation differentiation, contributing to the loss of genetic diversity within dog breed lineages

  Median Hz FST
Italian Greyhound
 European population 0.3466 0.0846
 US population 0.3199 0.1548
Shetland Sheepdog
 European population 0.3029 0.1847
 US population 0.289 0.2266
English Greyhound
 Dog sports 0.338 0.0665
 Show / Companion 0.2606 0.3405
Labrador Retriever
 Working dogs 0.3934 0.0071
 Show / Companion 0.3372 0.1858
Belgian Shepherd
 Groenendael 0.3485 0.198
 Malinois 0.3938 0.0881
 Tervueren 0.3768 0.1869
 Laekenois 0.3211 NAa
Finnish Lapphund
 Herding background 0.3724 0.1182
 Other 0.399 0.0343
  1. aFST for Laekenois was not available as the sampled dogs representing this breed variety were not distinguishable from Malinois