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Based on C (wild) to T (mutant) transition at amino acid position 1432 bp of lpa1-1 gene, two dominant markers each specific to wild type (LPA1) and mutant (lpa1-1) allele were developed and validated across seven F2 populations. Joint segregation of these markers behaved in co-dominant fashion,...

Abhijith, K. P.; Vignesh Muthusamy; Rashmi Chhabra; Sweta Dosad; Vinay Bhatt; Gulab Chand; Jaiswal, S. K.; Zunjare, R. U.; Sujata Vasudev; Yadava, D. K.; Firoz Hossain
Springer Berlin
3 Biotech, 2020, 10, 3,
CAB ReviewFull Text

Chicken is nowadays the most widely consumed meat in the world and one of the main sources of animal protein for humans. This outstanding position in meat production was achieved due to improvements in nutrition, animal health, management, and mainly animal breeding. Nevertheless, the genetic...

March 2020
broilers; skeletal development; skeletal muscle; chicken meat; meat production; musculoskeletal anomalies; bone diseases; traits; genome analysis; breeding aims; breeding programmes; aetiology; diagnosis; selection; nucleotide sequences; metabolic disorders; performance traits; liveweight; liveweight gain; breast muscle; poultry
Peixoto, J. de O.; Ibelli, A. M. G.; Fernandes, L. T.; Ledur, M. C.
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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...

January 2017
David Hemming
AbstractFull Text

Stanniocalcin-1 (STC-1) is a novel calcium- and phosphate-regulating hormone that was originally found in bony fish and subsequently in mammals. This study mainly aimed to outline the distribution and relative expression levels of STC-1 in the gastrointestinal tract and kidney of neonatal Holstein...

Wu LiMing; Bai YingYing; Guo Rui; Yu YiJuan; Guo DingZong
Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture
Pakistan Veterinary Journal, 2020, 40, 1, pp 31-36

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