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Cover for The genetics of cattle.

This book contains 24 chapters covering various fields of genetics and biology of cattle. It serves as a reference book on cattle genetics for researchers, lecturers, students, farmers and specialists working in the industry. The first five chapters focus on systematics, phylogeny, domestication,...

Author(s)
Garrick, D. J.; Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bovine genomics.

This chapter covers bovine genomics. Topics discussed are bovine genome sequence, including sequencing strategy, Baylor assembly, University of Maryland (UMD) assembly, differences in the current Baylor and UMD assemblies, genome annotation, sequence polymorphism, gene models, repetitive elements,...

Author(s)
Adelson, D. L.; Qu ZhiPeng; Raison, J. M.; Lim, S. L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Developmental genetics.

Data regarding developmental genetics in the cattle are presented in this chapter. Topics covered include developmental stages of the cattle embryo, genetic control of preimplantation development, genetic regulation of implantation and placentation, genes involved in post-implantation development,...

Author(s)
Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The genetics of the dog.

This second edition book presents a comprehensive description of all modern topics related to dog genetics from various scientists in the USA, Europe, Australia and Russia. The systematics, phylogeny, domestication and single gene traits are discussed in chapters 1-5, chapters 6-10 are on...

Author(s)
Ostrander, E. A.; Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939403)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Developmental genetics.

This chapter discusses the developmental stages of the dog embryo; genes involved in pre-implantation development; implantation and maternal recognition of pregnancy; genes involved in post-implantation development; and sex differentiation.

Author(s)
Ruvinsky, A.; Hill, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939403)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Systematics and evolution of the pig.

This chapter presents the taxonomic classification of pigs, other species belonging to the genus Sus and other members of the Suiformes.

Author(s)
Ruvinsky, A.; Rothschild, M. F.; Larson, G.; Gongora, J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937560)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Developmental genetics.

The genetic control of embryonic development, preimplantation development, pregnancy, postimplantation development and sex differentiation in pigs is described.

Author(s)
Dyck, M.; Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937560)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for The genetics of the pig.

The second edition of this book contains chapters that discuss modern pig genetics, including taxonomy and evolution, domestication, coat colour variation, morphological traits and hereditary diseases, immunogenetics, cytogenetics, genomics, behaviour genetics, reproduction, transgenics,...

Author(s)
Rothschild, M. F.; Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937560)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetics of disease resistance.

This chapter discusses the genetics of disease resistance in cattle. Focus is given on the genetic aspects of resistance traits for the most significant cattle diseases (brucellosis, dermatophilosis, helminthiasis, keratoconjunctivitis (IBK), leukosis (BL), mastitis, paratuberculosis (Johne's...

Author(s)
Ruvinsky, A.; Teale, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic improvement of the horse.

Author(s)
Arnason, T.; Vleck, L. D. van
ISBN
2000 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851994291)
Type
Book chapter

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