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After domestication 11 000 years ago in Asia Minor, the goat followed human migration to Europe and Asia. It was then introduced in Africa and is now raised all over the world. In this study, we exploited a dataset composed of 54 000 SNPs (Illumina goat DNA chip) to analyze the genetic diversity of ...

Author(s)
Oget, C.; Servin, B.; Palhière, I.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2019, 50, 1, pp 54-63
Abstract

Peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) causes a highly contagious disease, peste des petits ruminants (PPR), in sheep and goats which has been considered as a serious threat to the local economy in Africa and Asia. However, the in-depth evolutionary dynamics of PPRV during an epidemic is not well...

Author(s)
Bao JingYue; Wang QingHua; Li Lin; Liu ChunJu; Zhang ZhiCheng; Li JinMing; Wang ShuJuan; Wu XiaoDong; Wang ZhiLiang
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Virology, 2017, 510, pp 156-164
Abstract

The genetic structure of 10 goat breeds from four countries of the Middle East and Horn of Africa was investigated at 17 microsatellite loci. The average allele number and richness were 9.65 and 5.78, respectively. The mean expected heterozygosity per population was 0.703, 0.715, 0.719, 0.699,...

Author(s)
Al-Atiyat, R. M.
Publisher
FUNPEC, Brazil
Citation
Genetics and Molecular Research, 2017, 16, 3, pp 16039701
Abstract

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a contagious and often fatal disease affecting sheep and goats. Currently, it is endemic in Africa, the Middle and Near East, the Indian subcontinent and China. Understanding the molecular epidemiology and evolution of PPR virus (PPRV) can assist in the control...

Author(s)
Adombi, C. M.; Waqas, A.; Dundon, W. G.; Li, S.; Daojin, Y.; Kakpo, L.; Aplogan, G. L.; Diop, M.; Lo, M. M.; Silber, R.; Loitsch, A.; Diallo, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2017, 64, 4, pp 1037-1044
Abstract

The immune systems are fundamentally vital for evolution and survival of species; as such, selection patterns in innate immune loci are of special interest in molecular evolutionary research. The interferon regulatory factor (IRF) gene family control many different aspects of the innate and...

Author(s)
Okpeku, M.; Esmailizadeh, A.; Adeola, A. C.; Shu LiPing; Zhang YeSheng; Wang YangZi; Sanni, T. M.; Imumorin, I. G.; Peters, S. O.; Zhang JiaJin; Dong Yang; Wang Wen
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2016, 11, 9, pp e0161962
Abstract

Despite safe and efficacious vaccines against peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV), this virus has emerged as the cause of a highly contagious disease with serious economic consequences for small ruminant agriculture across Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. We used complete and partial genome...

Author(s)
Muniraju, M.; Muhammad Munir; Parthiban, A. R.; Banyard, A. C.; Bao JingYue; Wang ZhiLiang; Ayebazibwe, C.; Ayelet, G.; El-Harrak, M.; Mana Mahapatra; Libeau, G.; Batten, C.; Satya Parida
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2014, 20, 12, pp 2023-2033
Abstract

Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae (Mccp) is the causative agent of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP), a devastating disease of domestic goats. The exact distribution of CCPP is not known but it is present in Africa and the Middle East and represents a significant threat to many...

Author(s)
Manso-Silván, L.; Dupuy, V.; Chu YueFeng; Thiaucourt, F.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Research, 2011, 42, 86, pp (14 July 2011)
Abstract

Schistosoma species have traditionally been arranged in groups based on egg morphology, geographical origins and the genus or family of snail intermediate host. One of these groups is the 'S. indicum group' comprising species from Asia that use pulmonate snails as intermediate hosts. Four members...

Author(s)
Agatsuma, T.; Iwagami, M.; Liu, C. X.; Rajapakse, R. P. V. J.; Mondal, M. M. H.; Kitikoon, V.; Ambu, S.; Agatsuma, Y.; Blair, D.; Higuchi, T.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2002, 76, 1, pp 7-19

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