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Horse genetics.

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This third edition provides basic information on genetics in an easy-to-understand format. As before, the book includes introductory chapters on basic genetics that review terminology and fundamental concepts. At the same time, the text contains very specific information about the DNA variants associated with traits, scientific speculation about how those traits came to be, and advice on how to ap...

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Chapter 5 (Page no: 42)

The language and patterns of genetics.

This chapter describes the characteristics of DNA, genes, genetic variation, DNA sequences, mutations, gene expression, mitochondrial genetics, chromosomes, genetic linkage and the inheritance of gender in horses.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Nature of horse breeds. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 7) Evolution and domestication of horses. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 16) Equus. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 29) The fundamentals of genetics. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 57) Horse genomics. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 69) Black, Bay, and chestnut (Extension and Agouti). Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 78) Color diluting genes. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 94) Tobiano, white, sabino, and roan (KIT). Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 109) Frame overo and splashed white. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 120) Leopard complex spotting. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 126) Gray, brindle, tiger eye, and curly. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 135) Putting it all together: color by design. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 140) Parentage testing. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 149) Blood groups and neonatal isoerythrolysis. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 153) Medical genetics. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 168) Cytogenetics. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 181) Major genes, quantitative trait loci, and marker assisted selection. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 188) Genetics of complex traits. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 197) Pedigrees and breeding schemes. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 208) Microbiome and mitochondria. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 216) Where do we go from here? Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.

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