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The wild boar is an ancestor of the domestic pig and an important game species with the widest geographical range of all ungulates. Although a large amount of data are available on major histocompatibility complex (MHC) variability in domestic pigs, only a few studies have been performed on wild...

Author(s)
Arbanasić, H.; Konjević, D.; Vranković, L.; Bujanić, M.; Stipoljev, S.; Balažin, M.; Šprem, N.; Škorić, D.; Galov, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2019, 50, 1, pp 33-41
Abstract

Collared peccary (Pecari tajacu) and pigs (Sus scrofa) are two members of superfamily Suoidea that coexist in the Americas and share some of the same viral infections. Although porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) is among the most impactful pathogens of swine on a worldwide...

Author(s)
Molina-Barrios, R.; Luevano-Adame, J.; Henao-Díaz, Y. A.; Giménez-Lirola, L.; Piñeyro, P.; Magtoto, R.; Cedillo-Cobián, J.; Díaz-Rayo, C.; Hernández, J.; Zimmerman, J.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2018, 65, 6, pp 1712-1719
Abstract

Background: Leucine-rich glioma-inactivated (LGI) proteins play a critical role in synaptic transmission. Dysfunction of these genes and encoded proteins is associated with neurological disorders such as genetic epilepsy or autoimmune limbic encephalitis in animals and human. Familial spontaneous...

Author(s)
Yu, Y.; Hasegawa, D.; Fujiwara-Igarashi, A.; Hamamoto, Y.; Mizoguchi, S.; Kuwabara, T.; Fujita, M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2017, 13, 389, pp (13 December 2017)
Abstract

Y-chromosome markers are important tools for studying male-specific gene flow within and between populations, hybridization patterns and kinship. However, their use in non-human mammals is often hampered by the lack of Y-specific polymorphic markers. We identified new male-specific short tandem...

Author(s)
Iacolina, L.; Brajković, V.; Canu, A.; Šprem, N.; Cubric-Curik, V.; Fontanesi, L.; Saarma, U.; Apollonio, M.; Scandura, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2016, 47, 6, pp 682-690

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