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The history of domestic sheep (Ovis aries) in Africa remains largely unknown. After being first introduced from the Near East, sheep gradually spread through the African continent with pastoral societies. The eastern part of Africa was important either for the first diffusion of sheep southward or...

Resende, A.; Gonçalves, J.; Muigai, A. W. T.; Pereira, F.
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Animal Genetics, 2016, 47, 3, pp 377-381

Recent developments in sequencing technologies and bioinformatics analysis provide a greater amount of DNA sequencing reads at a low cost. Microsatellites are the markers of choice for a variety of population genetic studies, and high quality markers can be discovered in non-model organisms, such...

Nikolic, N.; Duthoy, S.; Destombes, A.; Bodin, N.; West, W.; Puech, A.; Bourjea, J.
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
PLoS ONE, 2015, 10, 11, pp e0141830

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