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Abstract

Polymorphisms in candidate genes can produce significant and favorable changes in the phenotype, and therefore are useful for the identification of the best combination of favorable variants for marker-assisted selection. In the present study, an assessment to evaluate the effect of 11 single...

Author(s)
Hernández, N.; Martínez-González, J. C.; Parra-Bracamonte, G. M.; Sifuentes-Rincón, A. M.; López-Villalobos, N.; Morris, S. T.; Briones-Encinia, F.; Ortega-Rivas, E.; Pacheco-Contreras, V. I.; Meza-García, L. A.
Publisher
FUNPEC, Brazil
Citation
Genetics and Molecular Research, 2016, 15, 3, pp 15038449
Abstract

The objective of the present experiment work was to evaluate the effect of the inclusion of genomic information on the additive genetic variance of birth weight (BW) of Charolais cattle in Mexico. Variance components and heritability were estimated using four linear models. The first model was the...

Author(s)
Parra-Bracamonte, G. M.; Lopez-Villalobos, N.; Sifuentes-Rincon, A. M.; Morris, S.; Lopez-Bustamante, L. A.; Meza-Garcia, L. A.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2014, 46, 3, pp 509-512