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Cover for Genes, genetic codes and genetic variation.

This chapter outlines some of the basic principles in genetics and attempts to illustrate the link between genes and the performance of individual farm animals, or populations of them.

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tools and technologies in animal breeding.

This chapter discussed the factors which affect responses to within-breed selection, and some of the tools and technologies used, especially for more effective within-breed selection. Highlights focused on the current reproductive technologies in animal breeding, molecular genetic tools, and modern ...

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dairy cattle breeding.

This chapter discussed the effects of applying the different principles in animal breeding such genetic analysis, predicting breeding values, use of tools and breeding technology, selection response within breeds, and strategies for genetic improvements in dairy cattle.

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquaculture breeding.

This chapter reviews the state of play in aquaculture breeding and presents an outlook, together with opportunities and challenges, for this sector.

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The genome of the European rabbit and genomic tools.

This chapter describes the genetic, genomic and transcriptomic characteristics and the applications of genomic tools in the rabbit.

Author(s)
Fontanesi, L.; Bovo, S.; Schiavo, G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643342)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cytogenetics, physical and genetic maps and QTL mapping in the European rabbit.

This chapter covers the rabbit genome, cytogenetics and genetic maps and immunogenetics.

Author(s)
Sternstein, I.; Brockmann, G. A.; Fontanesi, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643342)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Immunogenetics in the rabbit.

This chapter on immunogenetics in the rabbit focused on some genes with genetic and genomic sequence information including those encoding: soluble circulating immunoglobulin molecules (Igs) and their surface-bound forms on B lymphocytes (BCRs); T-cell receptors on T lymphocyte surfaces, (TCRs); the ...

Author(s)
Mage, R. G.; Rogel-Gaillard, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643342)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetics and genomics of growth, carcass and meat production traits in rabbits.

This chapter updates several topics on rabbit meat production previously reviewed, adding new information about genomics and metagenomics experiments on these traits.

Author(s)
Blasco, A.; Nagy, I.; Hernández, P.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643342)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rabbit research in the post-genomic era: transcriptome, proteome and metabolome analyses.

This chapter is an introduction to readers who are interested in rabbit genetics but not familiar with Omics principles and applications to the general principles of each of the most used technologies of importance in the post-genomic era, i.e. the technologies that underlie gene function:...

Author(s)
Duranthon, V.; Araújo, S. S.; Palma, M.; Rau, A.; Matzapetakis, M.; Almeida, A. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643342)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pluripotent stem cells in rabbits.

This chapter will survey the values of genome modification in rabbits and will review the current state of research on embryonic stem cells (ESCs) and pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) in the prospect of generating germline chimaeras.

Author(s)
Afanassieff, M.; Honda, A.; Gócza, E.; Bosnakovski, D.; Savatier, P.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643342)
Type
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