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Novel insight into linkage disequilibrium and additive effect of GBP1 and GBP5 SNP haplotypes associated with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus susceptibility in Korean native pigs

9 days ago   |   Animal Genetics


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A genome‐wide association study reveals additive and dominance effects on growth and fatness traits in large white pigs

11 days ago   |   Animal Genetics   |   2 articles

Summary The dominance effect is a kind of non-additive effect due to the interaction between alleles at the same locus. Quantitative traits such as growth traits in farm...
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Genome‐wide association study identifies variants associated with AFS and GL in Danish Yorkshire pig population

13 days ago   |   Animal Genetics


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Comparison of long non‐coding RNAs in adipose and muscle tissues between seven indigenous Chinese and the Yorkshire pig breeds

2 monthes ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary lncRNAs play crucial roles in fat metabolism in animals. Previously, we have compared the mRNA transcriptome profiles between seven fat-type Chinese pig breeds and one...
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Alternative polyadenylation events differ dramatically between Tongcheng and Large White pigs in response to PRRSV infection

2 monthes ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Alternative polyadenylation is a widespread post-transcriptional regulation mechanism that increases the biological complexity of transcriptome and proteome. However...
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Accurate prediction and genome‐wide association analysis of digital intramuscular fat content in longissimus muscle of pigs

2 monthes ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Intramuscular fat content is a critical indicator of pork quality that affects directly the purchasing desire of consumers. However, to measure IMF content is both...
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Genome‐wide epistatic interactions of litter size at birth in Chinese indigenous pigs

2 monthes ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Improving litter size at birth and the number of piglets born alive are the main breeding goals related to litter traits, which are economically important. A better...
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Peanut is my new little adoption

2 monthes ago   |   Happy Tails

Peanut is my new little adoption addition! He is a hospice guinea pig; 6ish-years-old, tumor-y, deaf, but a big talker! So many squeaks you'd think he was a baby guinea pig!...
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Our Cat Friendly area is open!

Our Cat Friendly area is open!

3 monthes ago   |   North Penn Animal Hospital   |   4 articles

Cat Friendly means a less stressful visit for you and your feline friend... Our cat friendly area is calming from the soothing colors to the beautiful music playing throughout...
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Genome scanning reveals novel candidate genes for vertebral and teat number in the Beijing Black Pig

3 monthes ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Porcine vertebral and teat numbers are variable and important economic traits in pig production. However, the quantitative trait loci and candidate genes for both of...
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