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The aim of this study was to determine the genetic diversity and evolutionary relationships among five indigenous Chinese goose breeds and one introduced goose breed using 29 microsatellite markers. A total of 334 distinct alleles were observed across the six breeds, and 45 of the 334 alleles...

Li JinJun; Yuan QingYuan; Shen JunDa; Tao ZhengRong; Li GuoQing; Tian Yong; Wang DeQian; Chen Li; Lu LiZhi
Agricultural Institute of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 2012, 92, 4, pp 417-423

Background: Geese were domesticated over 6,000 years ago, making them one of the first domesticated poultry. Geese are capable of rapid growth, disease resistance, and high liver lipid storage capacity, and can be easily fed coarse fodder. Here, we sequence and analyze the whole-genome sequence of...

Lu LiZhi; Chen Yan; Wang Zhuo; Li XiaoFeng; Chen WeiHu; Tao ZhengRong; Shen JunDa; Tian Yong; Wang DeQian; Li GuoQin; Chen Li; Chen Fang; Fang DongMing; Yu LiLi; Sun YuDong; Ma Yong; Li JinJun; Wang Jun
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Genome Biology, 2015, 16, 89, pp (06 May 2015)

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