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Cover for Basic horse genetics.

We have a much richer vocabulary to discuss genetics than was available to Gregor Mendel. But genes remain abstract concepts discussed using words such as dominant, recessive, reading frame, double helix and Punnett square. Nevertheless, these concepts are useful to make us more successful horse...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Medical genetics.

This chapter describes some of the investigations that have been made into genetic influences on diseases in horses. Topics include simple Mendelian hereditary diseases and DNA testing, Mendelian disease genes not yet characterized at the DNA level, complex hereditary diseases and quantitative...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fine mapping of QTL.

This chapter explains the relationship between sample size and the critical interval for the location of a Mendelian gene with complete heritability, presents methods to compute the minimum confidence interval (CI) for QTL location with a saturated genetic map, methods to reduce the QTL location CI ...

Author(s)
Weller, J. I.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934675)
Type
Book chapter