A NATURAL KNOCKOUT OF THE MYO7A GENE LEADS TO PRE‐WEANING MORTALITY IN PIGS

Summary The pig breeding system provides a unique framework to study recessive defects and the consequence on the phenotype. We examined...

EVOLUTION OF THE SHEEP INDUSTRY AND GENETIC RESEARCH IN THE UNITED STATES: OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONVERGENCE IN THE TWENTY‐FIRST CENTURY

Summary The continuous development and application of technology for genetic improvement is a key element for advancing sheep production...

 
 
 

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EQUINE STX17 INTRONIC TRIPLICATION CONFIRMED BY DROPLET DIGITAL PCR ANALYSIS OF ITS BREAKPOINTS

 
 
 

ANALYSIS OF RECENTLY DUPLICATED TYRP1 GENES AND THEIR EFFECT ON THE FORMATION OF BLACK PATCHES IN OUJIANG‐COLOR COMMON CARP

Summary Tyrp1 gene, as a member of the tyrosinase family, has undergone a recent duplication event during fourth‐round whole genome...

MITOCHONDRIAL DNA VARIATION OF NIGERIAN DROMEDARY CAMEL

 
 
 

MOLECULAR SEX IDENTIFICATION IN JAPANESE QUAIL

LOW DIVERSITY OF MITOCHONDRIAL DNA IN FANCY PIGEONS REVEALED BY PARTIAL D‐LOOP SEQUENCING

 
 
 

PARSING THE MICRORNA GENETICS BASIS REGULATING SKELETAL MUSCLE FIBER TYPES AND MEAT QUALITY TRAITS IN PIGS

Summary Muscle fibers are closely related to human diseases and livestock meat quality. However, the genetics basis of microRNAs in...

IDENTIFICATION OF A LARGE DATASET OF SNPS IN HAIR‐FIN ANCHOVY BASED ON RAD‐SEQ

Summary Hair‐fin anchovy is an economically important fish distributed in the West Indian Ocean and the Northwest Pacific Ocean. In...

 
 
 

GENOMIC INBREEDING AND SELECTION SIGNATURES IN THE LOCAL DAIRY BREED ICELANDIC CATTLE

Summary Icelandic Cattle is the only dairy cattle breed native to Iceland. It currently numbers ca. 26 000 breeding females. We used...

MINING THE 99 LIVES CAT GENOME SEQUENCING CONSORTIUM DATABASE IMPLICATES GENES AND VARIANTS FOR THE TICKED LOCUS IN DOMESTIC CATS

Summary Tabby patterns of fur coats are defining characteristics in wild and domestic felids. Historically, three autosomal alleles...

 
 
 

DE NOVO ASSEMBLY AND ANNOTATION OF THE NORTH AMERICAN BISON REFERENCE GENOME AND SUBSEQUENT VARIANT IDENTIFICATION

Summary Genomic tools have improved the ability to manage bison populations and enhanced efforts to conserve this iconic species. These...

GENOME‐WIDE ASSOCIATION STUDY OF FLEECE TRAITS IN INNER MONGOLIA CASHMERE GOATS

Summary Inner Mongolia Cashmere goat is a well‐known local cashmere goat breed in China. It is famous for excellent fleece quality...

 
 
 

THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED LRP4 C.4940C> T VARIANT IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH SYNDACTYLY IN CATTLE

ALL‐MALE PRODUCTION BY MARKER‐ASSISTED SELECTION FOR SEX DETERMINING LOCI OF ADMIXED OREOCHROMIS NILOTICUS AND OREOCHROMIS AUREUS STOCKS

Summary Crossing Oreochromis niloticus females with Oreochromis aureus males results in all‐male progeny that are essential for effective...

 
 
 

INVESTIGATING THE POPULATION STRUCTURE AND GENETIC DIVERSITY OF ARABIAN HORSES IN OMAN USING SNP MARKERS

Summary Arabian horses were selected for metabolic efficiency, beauty, efficiency and endurance. Therefore, Bedouins have for centuries...

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,...

 
 
 

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...

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...

 
 
 



Juvenile Varied Sittellas

Juvenile Varied Sittellas

The header photo above is of our local Varied Sittella. Varied Sittellas are endemic to Australia and widespread across the mainland. However, their plumage is quite different... Read more ...

Global Big Day

Global Big Day

Global Big Day Home We're celebrating Global Big Day on World Migratory Bird Day! Global Big Day is an annual celebration of birds near and far. This special day, celebrated on... Read more ...

'Rare And Risky Canine Rescue' Saves Dog Trapped Above 98-Foot Cliff

'Rare And Risky Canine Rescue' Saves Dog Trapped Above 98-Foot Cliff

Chevy, an American bulldog, is sitting pretty after being saved from a scary situation on a hike. Read more ...

Barack Obama Announces Family's Beloved Dog Bo Has Died

Barack Obama Announces Family's Beloved Dog Bo Has Died

The former first family got the Portuguese water dog shortly after Obama was inaugurated. Read more ...

Urban Nature Persists in San Joaquin, Heredia, Costa Rica, May 4th, 2021

Urban Nature Persists in San Joaquin, Heredia, Costa Rica, May 4th, 2021

In birding circles, Costa Rica is better known for protected areas, quetzal tours, and glittering displays of hummingbirds than the things that fly in urban spots. That makes... Read more ...

The Healthy Hound Newsletter 64

The Healthy Hound Newsletter 64

In This Issue ● What Causes K9 Aggression? ● Things That Worsen Aggression ● New Mom Euthanizes “Aggressive” Dog ● Are Grumpy Dogs Smarter? ● Pain-Induced Aggression ● Small... Read more ...

30 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

30 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

"I would just like to say that your dog looks perfect in his or her raincoat." Read more ...