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Abstract

Recently, a newly emerged avian flavivirus, duck Tembusu virus (TMUV), was identified as the causative agent of a serious duck viral disease in Asia. Its rapid spread and expanded host range have raised substantial concerns regarding its potential threat to non-avian hosts, including humans. In...

Author(s)
Chen Shun; He Yu; Zhang RuJuan; Liu Peng; Yang Chao; Wu Zhen; Zhang JinYue; Wang MingShu; Jia RenYong; Zhu DeKang; Liu MaFeng; Yang Qiao; Wu Ying; Cheng AnChun
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Antiviral Research, 2018, 157, pp 120-127
CAB ReviewFull Text

Advances in genomic technologies have decreased costs associated with research and led to a better understanding of the impact of genetic variations on livestock production traits. In this context, the collection of abundant, accurate phenotypic data has often become the limiting factor in the...

Date
September 2018
Subjects
animal production; bioinformatics; domestic animals; functional genomics; gene expression; genes; genetic variation; genome analysis; genotypes; livestock; performance traits; phenotypes; traits
Author(s)
Juárez, M.; Roberts, J. C.; López-Campos, O.; Prieto, N.; Aalhus, J. L.
News Article

Gene editing could boost pig sperm stocks from prized animals

The surrogates have functional testes but do not have specialised stem cells that are required to produce sperm containing their own genetic...

Date
January 2017
Author(s)
David Hemming
AbstractFull Text

Mutations of the melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) gene are associated with body weight, obesity, and growth. PGAM2 is associated with drip loss, meat colour, fat deposition, lean content, muscle fiber diameter and carcass traits. The present study had been carried out to investigate the association...

Author(s)
Nahácky, J.; Židek, R.; Gábor, M.; Miluchová, M.; Bučko, O.; Kováčik, A.
Publisher
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Slovak University of Agriculture
Publication
Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 2018, 7, 5, pp 537-539

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