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Background: Natural selection has molded evolution across all taxa. At an arguable date of around 330,000 years ago there were already at least two different types of cattle that became ancestors of nearly all modern cattle, the Bos taurus taurus more adapted to temperate climates and the...

Author(s)
Porto Neto, L. R.; Sonstegard, T. S.; Liu, G. E.; Bickhart, D. M.; Silva, M. V. B. da; Machado, M. A.; Utsunomiya, Y. T.; Garcia, J. F.; Gondro, C.; Tassell, C. P. van
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Genomics, 2013, 14, 876, pp (13 December 2013)
Abstract

Identification of selection signatures is one of the current endeavors of evolutionary genetics. Admixed populations may be used to infer post-admixture selection. We calculated local ancestry for Swiss Fleckvieh, a composite of Simmental (SI) and Red Holstein Friesian (RHF), to infer such signals. ...

Author(s)
Khayatzadeh, N.; Mészáros, G.; Utsunomiya, Y. T.; Garcia, J. F.; Schnyder, U.; Gredler, B.; Curik, I.; Sölkner, J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2016, 47, 6, pp 637-646