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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
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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 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
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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
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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
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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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Cover for Systematics and phylogeny of cattle.

This chapter provides a review of the systematic position of the genus Bos, gives a brief description of wild species and discusses ancient and recent phylogenetic hypotheses of interspecies relationships. A biogeographic scenario explaining their past and current geographic distributions is also...

Author(s)
Hassanin, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic aspects of domestication.

The available data on the domestication and history of cattle are summarized in this chapter, including the appearance of phenotypes that today are the subject of genetic research. Focus is given on taurine cattle spread over the old world, zebus around the equator, large taurines during classical...

Author(s)
Lenstra, J. A.; Felius, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Breeds of cattle.

This chapter gives an overview on the different breeds of cattle (Bos taurus and B. indicus). Cattle breeds are presented and categorized according to utility and mode of origin. Classification and phylogeny of breeds are also discussed. Furthermore, a description of cattle breeds is provided.

Author(s)
Buchanan, D. S.; Lenstra, J. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter

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