IDENTIFICATION OF PROCESSED PSEUDOGENES IN THE GENOME OF THOROUGHBRED HORSES: POSSIBILITY OF GENE‐DOPING DETECTION CONSIDERING THE PRESENCE OF PSEUDOGENES

Abstract Processed pseudogenes, also known as retrocopy genes, are copies of messenger RNAs that have been reverse transcribed into...

ISOLATED CRYPTORCHIDISM IN DOGS IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH POLYMORPHISMS OF THE INSL3 AND AR CANDIDATE GENES

Animal Genetics, EarlyView.

 
 
 

A STUDY OF RHODESIAN RIDGEBACK DOGS INDICATES THAT THE DUPLICATION RESPONSIBLE FOR HAIR RIDGE IS NOT IDENTICAL WITH THE HYPOTHESIZED LOCUS FOR DERMOID SINUS

Animal Genetics, EarlyView.

A STUDY USING SINGLE‐LOCUS AND MULTI‐LOCUS GENOME‐WIDE ASSOCIATION STUDY TO IDENTIFY GENES ASSOCIATED WITH TEAT NUMBER IN HU SHEEP

Summary The multiple teats trait is common in many species of mammals and is considered related to lactation ability in swine. However,...

 
 
 

OCCURRENCE OF THE DOMINANT BLACK KB ALLELE OF CBD103 IN GERMAN SHEPHERD DOGS

Animal Genetics, EarlyView.

AN ASSOCIATION STUDY ON IMPUTED WHOLE‐GENOME RESEQUENCING FROM HIGH‐THROUGHPUT SEQUENCING DATA FOR BODY TRAITS IN CROSSBRED PIGS

Abstract Body traits are important economic factors in the pig industry. Genome-wide association studies have been widely applied using...

 
 
 

ISSUE INFORMATION

Animal Genetics, Volume 53, Issue 1, Page 1-2, February 2022.

POLYMORPHISM OF COUPLED INDELS IN PORCINE TNNC2 ALTERS ITS TRANSCRIPT SPLICING AND IS ASSOCIATED WITH MEAT QUALITY TRAITS

Abstract The TNNC2 gene encodes the fast-skeletal C subunit of the troponin complex that plays a vital role in the regulation of striated...

 
 
 

A FRAMESHIFT DELETION IN THE GDF9 GENE IN ICELANDIC LOA PROLIFIC SHEEP

Abstract Several genetic variants have been shown to affect the mean number of offspring in different sheep breeds. Here, we analyzed...

FORENSIC DNA PHENOTYPING: CANIS FAMILIARIS BREED CLASSIFICATION AND SKELETAL PHENOTYPE PREDICTION USING FUNCTIONALLY SIGNIFICANT SKELETAL SNPS AND INDELS

Summary This review highlights a novel application of breed identification and prediction of skeletal traits in forensic investigations...

 
 
 

A MUTATION MODULATING DDX3Y GENE EXPRESSION COSEGREGATES WITH THE MAJOR Y‐CHROMOSOMAL HAPLOGROUPS AND WITH TESTIS SIZE IN HU SHEEP

Summary Variations in the Y-chromosome are usually correlated with male-specific traits. However, this condition has been described...

BOS TAURUS HAPLOTYPES SEGREGATING IN NELLORE CATTLE

Summary Brazil is the largest exporter of beef in the world, and most of that beef derives from Nellore cattle. Although considered...

 
 
 

DEVELOPMENT OF A HIGH‐RESOLUTION TYPING METHOD FOR SLA‐3, SWINE MHC CLASS I ANTIGEN 3

Summary We developed a high-resolution and comprehensive typing method for swine leukocyte antigen 3 , an MHC class I gene, employing...

CHARACTERIZATION OF GENETIC FUNDAMENTALS FOR PIGLET MORTALITY AT BIRTH IN YORKSHIRE, LANDRACE, AND DUROC SOWS

Summary Piglet mortality is an economically important complex trait that impacts sow prolificacy. Genetic analyses for piglet mortality...

 
 
 

DELETION IN KRT75L4 LINKED TO FRIZZLE FEATHER IN XIUSHUI YELLOW CHICKENS

Summary Bird feathers are the product of interactions between natural and artificial selection. Feather-related traits are important...

COPY NUMBER VARIANTS IN GENOMES OF LOCAL SHEEP BREEDS FROM RUSSIA

Summary Copy number variants are genomic structural variations that contribute to many adaptive and economically important traits in...

 
 
 

INTEGRATED ANALYSIS OF WHOLE GENOME AND TRANSCRIPTOME SEQUENCING REVEALS A FRAMESHIFT MUTATION ASSOCIATED WITH RECESSIVE EMBRYONIC LETHALITY IN HOLSTEIN CATTLE

Summary Embryo loss is an important factor affecting fertility in dairy production. HH2 was identified as a haplotype on chromosome...

IMPROVED MESH ANALYSIS SOFTWARE TOOLS FOR FARM ANIMALS

Animal Genetics, EarlyView.

 
 
 

NEW INSIGHTS INTO GENETICS UNDERLYING OF PLUMAGE COLOR

Summary Plumage color can be considered as a social signal in chickens and a breeding identification tool among breeders. The relationship...

GENOMIC SELECTION FOR MEAT QUALITY TRAITS IN PEKIN DUCK

Summary Genomic selection uses genome-wide molecular marker data to predict an animal's genetic value in the breeding program. This...

 
 
 



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Dog Hotel Declared “Six-Star” Experience For Pampered Pups

Dog Hotel Declared “Six-Star” Experience For Pampered Pups

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An Invaluable New Resource at Webster Family Library

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Apple Cider Vinegar For Dogs: Explore The Countless Health Benefits

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Pit Bull Was Devastated After Her Babies Passed, Then She Met An Orphaned Puppy

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Animal Control officers picked up a stray pregnant Pit Bull and contacted a local rescue to invite her in instead. The rescue wanted this sweet mama-to-be to give birth in a... Read more ...

Birds of Malaysia - Covering Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysian Borneo and Singapore

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Dog Gets A New Home And ‘Freaks Out', When She Saw What's In Her Backyard

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Murdered Journalist's Anguished Dog Waits In Vain Outside The Home They Shared

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On Sunday, January 23rd, 2022, Tijuana journalist Lourdes Maldonado was murdered shot fatally in her car. The journalist had previously expressed to Mexico's President on live... Read more ...

Dog In Tuxedo Steals The Show As Best Man At His Pawrents' Wedding

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Dog Walker's Unexpected Arrest Raises Questions About Missing Pooch

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Sarah's heart sank when she received a heartbreaking text from her dog walker, saying Ella, the Bernese Mountain Dog, had escaped. But then, the dog walker was arrested two... Read more ...