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Horse genetics.

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The second edition of this book contains chapters on horse breeding and genetics, including the evolution and domestication of horses; genomics; the genetics of coat colour and pattern, diseases and performance; karyotypes and chromosome abnormalities; breeding programmes; epigenetics; genetic variation within and between breeds; the taxonomy of Equidae; questions and answers regarding the genetic...

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Chapter 11 (Page no: 86)

Parentage testing.

This chapter describes the genetics of parentage testing by using DNA tests, polymerase chain reaction and microsatellite markers. An example and future applications of genetic testing are also included.

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Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Evolution and domestication of horses. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 6) Basic horse genetics. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 27) Horse genomics. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 36) Black, bay, and chestnut (extension and agouti). Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 42) Color diluting genes. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 53) Tobiano, white, sabino, and roan (KIT). Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 65) Gray. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 69) Frame overo and splashed white. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 77) Leopard (Appaloosa) spotting. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 81) Putting it all together: color by design. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 95) Medical genetics. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 112) The horse karyotype and chromosomal abnormalities. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 123) Genetics of performance. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 135) Pedigrees and breeding schemes. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 146) Y chromosomes, mitochondria, epigenetics, and incomplete penetrance. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 156) Genetic nature of breeds. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 166) Equus. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 175) Frequently asked questions. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 186) Where do we go from here? Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.

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