ISSUE INFORMATION

DETECTION OF HOMOZYGOUS GENOTYPES FOR A PUTATIVELY LETHAL RECESSIVE MUTATION IN THE PORCINE ARGININOSUCCINATE SYNTHASE 1 GENE

Summary The sequencing of the pig genome revealed the existence of homozygous individuals for a nonsense mutation in the argininosuccinate...

 
 
 

A DELETION SPANNING THE PROMOTER AND FIRST EXON OF THE HAIR CYCLE‐SPECIFIC ASIP TRANSCRIPT ISOFORM IN BLACK AND TAN RABBITS

Summary Black and tan animals have tan‐coloured ventral body surfaces separated by sharp boundaries from black‐coloured dorsal body...

VALIDATING LOCI ASSOCIATED WITH BOVINE RESPIRATORY DISEASE COMPLEX IN PRE‐WEANED HOLSTEIN CALVES

Summary Bovine respiratory disease is considered one of the most economically important diseases in the cattle industry. Ultimately,...

 
 
 

GENOMIC REGIONS INFLUENCING INTRAMUSCULAR FAT IN DIVERGENTLY SELECTED RABBIT LINES

Summary Intramuscular fat is one of the main meat quality traits for breeding programmes in livestock species. The main objective of...

GENOME‐WIDE ASSOCIATION ANALYSIS FOR LETHAL BRACHYCEPHALIC‐LIKE FACIAL DYSMORPHIA IN LABRADOR RETRIEVERS

Summary A GWAS was performed for inborn X‐linked facial dysmorphia with severe growth retardation in Labrador Retrievers. This lethal...

 
 
 

GENOME‐WIDE ASSOCIATION STUDY SHOWS THAT MICROTIA IN ALTAY SHEEP IS CAUSED BY A 76 BP DUPLICATION OF HMX1

Summary Microtia is a congenital malformation of the external ear that can be observed in many species including sheep. However, the...

UNVEILING INTROGRESSION IN BUMBLEBEE POPULATIONS THROUGH MITOGENOME‐BASED MARKERS

Summary The bumblebee, Bombus terrestris, is an important pollinator commercially used on a global scale. The exported subspecies B....

 
 
 

A SNP IN PLAG1 IS ASSOCIATED WITH BODY HEIGHT TRAIT IN CHINESE CATTLE

Summary Stature is an important quantitative trait for cattle performance, which influences herd productivity. Previous studies have...

NUCLEAR MITOCHONDRIAL PSEUDOGENES IN THE CATTLE GENOME

 
 
 

IDENTIFICATION OF WHOLE‐GENOME SIGNIFICANT SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISMS IN CANDIDATE GENES ASSOCIATED WITH BODY CONFORMATION TRAITS IN CHINESE HOLSTEIN CATTLE

AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR IN CATTLE IS ASSOCIATED WITH A POLYMORPHISM IN THE MAOA GENE PROMOTER

Summary Molecular mechanisms underlying aggressive behavior are primitive and similar among the subphylum Vertebrata. In humans, a...

 
 
 

TELOMERE REGULATION: LESSONS LEARNT FROM MICE AND MEN, POTENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN HORSES

Summary Telomeres are genetically conserved nucleoprotein complexes located at the ends of chromosomes that preserve genomic stability....

AN ASSOCIATION ANALYSIS FOR 14 CANDIDATE GENES MAPPING TO MEAT QUALITY QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCI IN A DUROC PIG POPULATION REVEALS THAT THE ATP1A2 GENOTYPE IS HIGHLY ASSOCIATED WITH MUSCLE ELECTRIC CONDUCTIVITY

Summary In previous GWAS carried out in a Duroc commercial line , we detected on pig chromosomes 3, 4 and 14 several QTL for gluteus...

 
 
 

PROCESSED PSEUDOGENE CONFOUNDING THE IDENTIFICATION OF A PUTATIVE LETHAL RECESSIVE DELETION IN THE BOVINE 60S RIBOSOMAL PROTEIN L11 GENE

INDELS WITHIN CAPRINE IGF2BP1 INTRON 2 AND THE 3′‐UNTRANSLATED REGIONS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH GOAT GROWTH TRAITS

Summary Insulin‐like growth factor 2 mRNA binding protein 1 is involved in the Hedgehog pathway and has been shown to regulate the...

 
 
 

A CANDIDATE‐SNP RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY FOR FRACTURE RISK IN JAPANESE THOROUGHBRED RACEHORSES

Summary Fractures are medical conditions that compromise the athletic potential of horses and/or the safety of jockeys. Therefore,...

ASSESSMENT OF GENETIC DIVERSITY AND POPULATION STRUCTURE IN CULTURED AUSTRALIAN PACIFIC OYSTERS

Summary The recent development of Pacific oyster SNP genotyping arrays has allowed detailed characterisation of genetic diversity and...

 
 
 

GENOME‐WIDE ASSOCIATION STUDY IDENTIFIES LOCI LINKED TO SERUM ELECTROLYTE TRAITS IN CHINESE HOLSTEIN CATTLE

Summary We aimed to identify QTL for serum electrolyte traits by performing a GWAS of calcium, chloride, sodium, potassium and magnesium...

OLD WORLD CAMELS IN A MODERN WORLD - A BALANCING ACT BETWEEN CONSERVATION AND GENETIC IMPROVEMENT

Summary Old World camels have served humans in cross‐continental caravans, transporting people and goods, connecting different cultures...

 
 
 



"COURT" and "TURKEY" Sat Adoption Outreach - Gresham Petsmart 11 - 3

"COURT" and "TURKEY" Sat Adoption Outreach - Gresham Petsmart 11 - 3

Available for adoption at Multnomah County Animal Services ! Adoption information MCAS h ours/ Location I'll be at Gresham Petsmart on Saturday from 11-3pm. Please come out to... Read more ...

"SADIE" FAV looking for Springer Spaniel Loving home

"SADIE" FAV looking for Springer Spaniel Loving home

Available for adoption at Multnomah County Animal Services ! Adoption information MCAS h ours/ Location Sadie, female Springer Spaniel, 11 yr 1 mth, 49 lbs here's my Mcas... Read more ...

Missing Dog is Found Days After Running Away From Wag! Walker

Missing Dog is Found Days After Running Away From Wag! Walker

When going on vacation without our dogs, we always want our furry friends to be as safe and cared for as possible. So, when Beth Adkins and Miles Pequeño went on a trip to... Read more ...

Brewery Features Shelter Dogs On Cans, Helping Rescues Find Homes

Brewery Features Shelter Dogs On Cans, Helping Rescues Find Homes

Fargo Brewing Company and 4 Luv of Dog rescue joined forces to promote the rescue group's “one-der” dogs to potential fosters and adopters. These specially chosen rescue dogs... Read more ...

Hope For Nursing Mom Of Six Who Was Tied To A Gate & Abandoned

Hope For Nursing Mom Of Six Who Was Tied To A Gate & Abandoned

Last week a kind-hearted citizen stumbled upon a nursing mother that was tied to a gate. Whoever tied her up left just enough room for her to lay and nurse her puppies, but... Read more ...

Drivers Work Together To Stop Traffic And Save Dog Running On Busy Highway

Drivers Work Together To Stop Traffic And Save Dog Running On Busy Highway

Toby Tinelli and his family were driving home on a Sunday evening in Houston without a worry in the world. The highway was fairly busy, but they continued to drive. That is... Read more ...

A couple of California firsts

A couple of California firsts

My sightings of Greater Roadrunners have often proved to be eccentric and unpredictable. Having spent all morning bashing the Sonoran Desert hoping to find my lifer roadrunner... Read more ...

Family Reunited With Their Dog While Waiting To Adopt A Cat

Family Reunited With Their Dog While Waiting To Adopt A Cat

Over the summer, a sweet dog named Dopey had gotten lost from his family in Florida. His family looked long and hard, but they could not find him. They were beginning to lose... Read more ...

Patriot The Deaf Dog Is Learning Sign Language To Help Him Find A Forever Home

Patriot The Deaf Dog Is Learning Sign Language To Help Him Find A Forever Home

Patriot the Bull Terrier mix is one of the most popular dogs at Lucas County Canine Care and Control in Ohio, especially to the staff that help care for him. He has a big... Read more ...

"DOTTI" aka "DIAMOND GIRL" Happy Adoption Update!

"DOTTI" aka "DIAMOND GIRL" Happy Adoption Update!

Happy Adoption: Dotti "We adopted Dotti on August 23rd 2019 and she is absolutely fitting in with our family of 3 kids, 2 other dogs, 3 cats and 1 large Sulcata tortoise! I am... Read more ...