POLYMORPHISMS IN CANINE IMMUNOGLOBULIN HEAVY CHAIN GENE CLUSTER: A DOUBLE‐EDGED SWORD FOR DIABETES MELLITUS IN THE DOG

Summary Insulin deficiency diabetes in dogs is an endocrine disease similar to human type 1 diabetes. There are breeds more commonly...

A COMPARATIVE WHOLE GENOME SEQUENCING ANALYSIS IDENTIFIED A CANDIDATE LOCUS FOR LACK OF OPERCULUM IN CULTIVATED GILTHEAD SEABREAM

Summary The gilthead seabream is commonly used for aquaculture. Despite its great economic value, several problems in its cultivation...

 
 
 

A HIGH‐DENSITY GENETIC LINKAGE MAP FOR CHINESE PERCH USING 2.3K GENOTYPING‐BY‐SEQUENCING SNPS

Summary Chinese perch, Siniperca chuatsi , is one of the most commercially important cultured fishes in China. In the present study,...

THE EQUINE GRAYING WITH AGE MUTATION OF THE STX17 GENE: A COPY NUMBER STUDY USING DROPLET DIGITAL PCR REVEALS A NEW PATTERN

Summary The equine graying with age causative mutation in the syntaxin‐17 gene has been known for over a decade, but proper genotyping...

 
 
 

A GENOME‐WIDE ASSOCIATION STUDY REVEALS A QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCUS FOR CALF MORTALITY ON CHROMOSOME 9 IN JAPANESE BLACK CATTLE

Summary Calf mortality is a major problem affecting cattle production. To identify genetic variants associated with calf mortality...

RUNS OF HOMOZYGOSITY PROVIDE A GENOME LANDSCAPE PICTURE OF INBREEDING AND GENETIC HISTORY OF EUROPEAN AUTOCHTHONOUS AND COMMERCIAL PIG BREEDS

Summary ROHs are long stretches of DNA homozygous at each polymorphic position. The proportion of genome covered by ROHs and their...

 
 
 

ROAN, TICKED AND CLEAR COAT PATTERNS IN THE CANINE ARE ASSOCIATED WITH THREE HAPLOTYPES NEAR USHERIN ON CFA38

Summary White coat patterning is a feature of many dog breeds and is known to be coded primarily by the gene micropthalmia‐associated...

CONCORDANCE RATE IN CATTLE AND SHEEP BETWEEN GENOTYPES DIFFERING IN ILLUMINA GENCALL QUALITY SCORE

Summary Proper quality control of data prior to downstream analyses is fundamental to ensure integrity of results; quality control...

 
 
 

COMPARISON OF GROWTH PERFORMANCE AND BIOCHEMICAL COMPONENTS BETWEEN PARENT AND HYBRID OFFSPRING IN THE ORIENTAL RIVER PRAWN, MACROBRACHIUM NIPPONENSE

Summary Macrobrachium nipponense, as one of the large‐yield farmed shrimp, is facing germplasm degradation. Genetic improvement through...

HIGH‐DENSITY GENETIC MAP AND QTL MAPPING FOR BODY COLOR OF THE YELLOW CATFISH (TACHYSURUS FULVIDRACO♀ × T. VACHELLII♂)

 
 
 

QTL ANALYSIS FOR EARLY GROWTH IN AN INTERCROSS BETWEEN NATIVE JAPANESE NAGOYA AND WHITE PLYMOUTH ROCK CHICKEN BREEDS USING RAD SEQUENCING‐BASED SNP MARKERS

Summary An F 2 population of 239 chickens was obtained by an intercross between Nagoya , a native Japanese breed with low growth, and...

POSITIVE SELECTION SIGNATURES IN ANQING SIX‐END‐WHITE PIG POPULATION BASED ON REDUCED‐REPRESENTATION GENOME SEQUENCING DATA

Summary Anqing six‐end‐white pig performs well on resistance to coarse fodder and disease, reproduction and meat quality, offering...

 
 
 

GENOMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF FOUR DIFFERENT GEESE POPULATIONS IN CHINA

Summary It is well known that many Chinese goose breeds differ substantially in economic performance, but the genetic changes involved...

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IDENTIFICATION OF NEW GENES AND QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCIS ASSOCIATED WITH GROWTH CURVE PARAMETERS IN F2 CHICKEN POPULATION USING GENOME‐WIDE ASSOCIATION STUDY

Summary The markers which are correlated with the growth curve parameters help in understanding the characteristics of individual growth...

A GENOME‐WIDE ASSOCIATION STUDY FOR THE NUMBER OF TEATS IN EUROPEAN RABBITS IDENTIFIES SEVERAL CANDIDATE GENES AFFECTING THIS TRAIT

Summary In the European rabbit , a polytocous livestock species, the number of teats indirectly impacts the doe reproduction efficiency...

 
 
 

A NOVEL TYRP1 MUTATION ASSOCIATED WITH BROWN COAT COLOR IN SIBERIAN HUSKIES

GENOME‐WIDE ASSOCIATION STUDIES FOR GROWTH‐RELATED TRAITS IN A CROSSBREED PIG POPULATION

Summary Growth‐related traits are important economic traits in the pig industry that directly influence pork production efficiency....

 
 
 

A 6.7 KB DELETION IN THE COL2A1 GENE IN A HOLSTEIN CALF WITH ACHONDROGENESIS TYPE II AND PEROSOMUS ELUMBIS

RED AND BLOND MANGALITZA PIGS DISPLAY A SIGNATURE OF DIVERGENT DIRECTIONAL SELECTION IN THE SLC45A2 GENE

Summary The Mangalitza lard‐type pig breed is well known for its fat appearance and curly hair, and it is mainly distributed in Eastern...

 
 
 



Commit to Your Pet's Health This Year with Preventative Care

2021 is here, and we are looking forward to a brighter and more cheerful year. This is our 25 th year serving pets and their families in the Stillwater area. We encourage pet... Read more ...

Make Walking Your Pet A Commitment

Why Commit to Walking Your Dog and Playing with Your Cat? Obesity is a nationwide problem for American pets. Over 55% of dogs are obese or overweight and more than 60% of cats... Read more ...

Homemade Dog Food: Get Cooking For Your Good Looking Hound

Homemade Dog Food: Get Cooking For Your Good Looking Hound

Dogs enjoy a good meal, and what better way to show your pup love than making him a big bowl of homemade dog food? Especially when it's prepared by your hands and made in your... Read more ...

Here's How The Top Pet And Baby Names Compare

Here's How The Top Pet And Baby Names Compare

The favorite choices for dogs and cats have some overlap with the most popular baby names over time. Read more ...

Saving the Sea Turtles

Saving the Sea Turtles

When an extraordinary cold spell in Texas led to the largest sea turtle stranding in history, here's how veterinarians, conservationists, and others stepped in to help Source Read more ...

Come to India With Babita Wildlife Tours!

Come to India With Babita Wildlife Tours!

You may have read my recent piece on Birding the Okavango Delta in Botswana here on 10,000 Birds. If you did you may have gathered that I have a love affair with that wonderful... Read more ...

Miley Cyrus Says Late Pit Bull Blessed Her With Another Rescue Dog

Miley Cyrus Says Late Pit Bull Blessed Her With Another Rescue Dog

Singer Miley Cyrus always has room in her heart for more animals in need. She finds so much joy in changing a dog's life and showering them with love. But when she lost her... Read more ...

Very Special Birds

Very Special Birds

When I got back into birding about six years ago, I would not have predicted the personal bonds a birder can form with certain species. While all birds bring us joy, and we... Read more ...

Polymorphisms in canine immunoglobulin heavy chain gene cluster: a...

Summary Insulin deficiency diabetes in dogs is an endocrine disease similar to human type 1 diabetes. There are breeds more commonly affected, such as Yorkshire Terrier and... Read more ...

Happy Husky Literally Says 'No!' When Asked To Come Inside From The Snow

Happy Husky Literally Says 'No!' When Asked To Come Inside From The Snow

Meet Malakai, the dog who managed to make himself very clear. Read more ...