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The genetics of the dog.

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This second edition book presents a comprehensive description of all modern topics related to dog genetics from various scientists in the USA, Europe, Australia and Russia. The systematics, phylogeny, domestication and single gene traits are discussed in chapters 1-5, chapters 6-10 are on immunogenetics and genetic diseases, while chapters 11 and 12 presents gene mapping and genome structure of th...

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Chapter 2 (Page no: 12)

Experimental studies of early canid domestication.

This chapter discusses the domestic fox in its making; phenotypic novelties; craniological changes; reorganization of the seasonal reproduction pattern; selection and developmental rates; effect of selection on the hormonal and neurotransmitter systems; molecular genetic implications of domestication of the fox; and selection for tameness of foxes to domestic dogs.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Canid phylogeny and origin of the domestic dog. Author(s): VilĂ , C. Leonard, J. A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 38) The history and relationships of dog breeds. Author(s): Parker, H. G.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 57) Molecular genetics of coat colour, texture and length in the dog. Author(s): Kaelin, C. B. Barsh, G. S.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 83) Mendelian traits in the dog. Author(s): Nicholas, F. W.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 91) Canine immunogenetics. Author(s): Kennedy, L. J. Ollier, W. E. R. Marti, E. Wagner, J. L. Storb, R. F.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 136) The genetics of canine orthopaedic traits. Author(s): Breur, G. J. Lambrechts, N. E. Todhunter, R. J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 161) Genetics of cancer in dogs. Author(s): Sargan, D. R.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 189) Genetics of neurological disease in the dog. Author(s): Lohi, H.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 218) Genetics of eye disorders in the dog. Author(s): Mellersh, C. S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 241) Canine cytogenetics and chromosome maps. Author(s): Breen, M. Thomas, R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 255) Canine genomics. Author(s): Lindblad-Toh, K.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 275) Genetics of canine behavioural disorders. Author(s): Yokoyama, J. S. Hamilton, S. P.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 295) Biology of reproduction and modern reproductive technology in the dog. Author(s): Forsberg, C. L. Reynaud, K.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 321) Developmental genetics. Author(s): Ruvinsky, A. Hill, M.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 359) Genetics of morphological traits in the domestic dog. Author(s): Ostrander, E. A. Bustamante, C. D.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 375) Canine olfactory genetics. Author(s): Quignon, P. Robin, S. Galibert, F.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 394) Pedigree analysis, genotype testing and genetic counselling. Author(s): Oberbauer, A. M.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 421) Genetics of quantitative traits and improvement of the dog breeds. Author(s): Famula, T. R.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 435) Complex traits in the dog. Author(s): Lark, K. G. Chase, K.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 458) The canine model in medical genetics. Author(s): Wilton, A. N. Henthorn, P. S.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 477) Genetic aspects of performance in working dogs. Author(s): Huson, H. J.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 496) Genetic nomenclature. Author(s): Hu, Z. L. Reecy, J. M.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 630090, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2012
  • ISBN
  • 9781845939403
  • Record Number
  • 20123105813