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The Asp298Asn polymorphism of melanocortin‐4 receptor in pigs: evidence for its potential effects on MC4R constitutive activity and cell surface expression

9 hours ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary In humans and mice, melanocortin receptor 4 and melanocortin receptor accessory protein 2 can form a complex and control energy balance, thus regulating body weight and...
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Genetic diversity in Iranian indigenous sheep vis‐à‐vis selected exogenous sheep breeds and wild mouflon

9 hours ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary The heterogeneity of climate and different agro‐ecological conditions in Iran have resulted in development of 27 indigenous sheep breeds. Wild Asiatic mouflon is...
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Genetic and phenotypic consequences of early domestication in black soldier flies

9 hours ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary The black soldier fly, Hermetia illucens, is an emerging biotechnological agent with its larvae being effective converters of organic waste into usable bio‐products...
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Impact of white‐spotting alleles, including W20, on phenotype in the American Paint Horse

9 hours ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary The American Paint Horse Association records pedigree and performance information for their breed, a stock‐type horse valued as a working farm or ranch horse and as a...
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Comprehensive analysis of lncRNA and mRNA expression changes in Tibetan chicken lung tissue between three developmental stages

9 hours ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary The Tibetan chicken is a native Chinese breed that lives at high elevations and has adapted to the extreme environmental conditions of the Tibetan Plateau. However, its...
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Evolution and domestication of the Bovini species

9 hours ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Domestication of the Bovini species (taurine cattle, zebu, yak, river buffalo and swamp buffalo) since the early Holocene has contributed significantly to the...
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Birds and Smoke

Birds and Smoke

1 day ago   |   Ornithology

There was a recent report of hundreds of thousands of birds found dead in New Mexico. Biologists figure it has something to do with the wildfires that are plaguing the western...
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20 Photos That Prove Retrievers Are The Most Lovable Pups Around

20 Photos That Prove Retrievers Are The Most Lovable Pups Around

1 day ago   |   iHeart Dogs

Picking a favorite dog is a lot like picking your favorite child. You probably have one, but nobody admits it because they're all adorable. So let's just pretend that there are...
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Adorable Herding Puppies Become Stars On Their First Day Of Work

Adorable Herding Puppies Become Stars On Their First Day Of Work

1 day ago   |   iHeart Dogs

What's cuter than watching puppies experience new things? That's right, nothing! So, when a group of Border Collie puppies learned to herd sheep for the first time, everyone...
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Three years ago I adopted Luna “Big Ears” from the

6 days ago   |   Happy Tails

Three years ago I adopted Luna “Big Ears” from the St. Paul location of Animal Humane Society. I had been searching for a rabbit and saw her posted as a forget me not on the...
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Jennifer Garner And Her Dog Recreated Iconic Roles And Won The Internet

Jennifer Garner And Her Dog Recreated Iconic Roles And Won The Internet

September 11th is a somber day of remembrance for many Americans as well as people around the globe. However, Jennifer Garner found time to bring smiles to thousands of faces... Read more ...

Cancer Patient's Emotional Support Dogs Die On Flight When Stuffed In Cargo Hold

Cancer Patient's Emotional Support Dogs Die On Flight When Stuffed In Cargo Hold

A Leukemia patient named Hannah suffered an incredible loss at the hands of a trusted airline. After making the journey from Dubai to Washington for cancer treatment, their... Read more ...

The Best And Worst Dog Collars Ranked

The Best And Worst Dog Collars Ranked

Did you know that more than 26,000 collar-related accidents occur every year? Sadly, many of these incidents prove fatal. We've rounded up the best and worst dog collars and... Read more ...

More cats with lower urinary tract disease seen at the Foster Hospital...

More cats with lower urinary tract disease seen at the Foster Hospital during the pandemic

Veterinarians share why being unable to urinate is a life-threatening feline emergency-and how to help keep your pet safe Read more ...

After Days In Sinkhole, Starving Dog Think It's His New Home

After Days In Sinkhole, Starving Dog Think It's His New Home

The Sinkhole Trail in North Carolina lives up to its bizarre name. Sure enough, there are random sinkholes along the trail. For regular visitors, it might not seem like a huge... Read more ...

Rocky the Sea Otter Update

Rocky the Sea Otter Update

Earlier this year, on January 9, 2020, Rocky, a sea otter at the Minnesota Zoo, had surgery to amputate his left rear flipper. The decision to perform this surgery came after... Read more ...

Rescued Senior Chihuahuas Get Married Following Their Retirement

Rescued Senior Chihuahuas Get Married Following Their Retirement

True love has no age. That's what senior Chihuahuas Feliz and Machu Picchu want to tell the world. They've been on this earth for a long time, but they recently got married... Read more ...

21 Fall Dog Dangers To Avoid This Autumn

21 Fall Dog Dangers To Avoid This Autumn

Fall brings new growth including late-blooming flowers, plants, and produce. Unfortunately, not all of autumn's gifts are safe for our nosy pups. In addition to the outdoor... Read more ...

Jared Padalecki Says Goodbye To The Dog He Rescued Before ‘Supernatural'

Jared Padalecki Says Goodbye To The Dog He Rescued Before ‘Supernatural'

Supernatural , the hit CW series starring Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles, finally wrapped after 15 seasons. Padalecki's dog Sadie nearly made it the entire run alongside her... Read more ...

Birds and Smoke

Birds and Smoke

There was a recent report of hundreds of thousands of birds found dead in New Mexico. Biologists figure it has something to do with the wildfires that are plaguing the western... Read more ...