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A large number of branded chicken products exist in Japan, and in some cases, the breed of chicken is an important factor used to attract consumer interest in the retail product. In order to establish a simple method for verifying such breed claims we applied the amplified fragment length...
A Whole-Genome Scan to Map Quantitative Trait Loci for Conformation and Functional Traits in Canadian Holstein BullsDownload
Genetic improvement of livestock populations can be achieved through detection and mapping of genetic markers linked to quantitative trait loci (QTL). With the completion of the bovine genome sequence assembly, single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) assays spanning the whole bovine genome and...
The benefit of using genomic breeding values (GEBV) in predicting ADG, DMI, and residual feed intake for an admixed population was investigated. Phenotypic data consisting of individual daily feed intake measurements for 721 beef cattle steers tested over 5 yr was available for analysis. The...
Association analyses of SNPs in candidate genes with body fat deposition and carcass merit traits in beef cattleDownload
A candidate gene approach was used to identify single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and their associations with body fat deposition and carcass merit traits in beef cattle. In total, 37 SNPs from 9 candidate genes have been genotyped on 463 hybrid, 206 Angus and 187 Charolais steers for...
Association analyses of a SNP in the promoter of OLR1 with growth, feed efficiency, fat deposition, and carcass merit traits in hybrid, Angus and Charolais beef cattleDownload
A single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) in the promoter region of oxidized low density lipoprotein (lectin-like) receptor 1 (OLR1) (c. −495 T>C) was identified and analyzed for associations with 10 traits related to growth, feed efficiency, body fat deposition and carcass merit traits in hybrid...
Association mapping of genes using whole genome polymorphism arrays: Identification of markers of breast cancer susceptibility in Alberta womenDownload
Breast cancer is a heterogeneous, polygenic disease and is influenced by genetic, environmental and life-style factors. Many single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) associated with breast cancer risk have been identified in genome-wide association studies (GWASs) by several research groups for...
Preterm birth is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in newborn infants. With an estimated 15 million preterm births annually worldwide, the global burden of preterm birth is enormous. Despite decades of research, its etiology remains elusive. Preterm birth is a complex phenomenon with...
Construction of bovine whole-genome radiation hybrid and linkage maps using high-throughput genotypingDownload
High-density whole-genome maps are essential for ordering genes or markers and aid in the assembly of genome sequence. To increase the density of markers on the bovine radiation hybrid map, and hence contribute to the assembly of the bovine genome sequence, an Illumina® BeadStation was used to...
Background Genetic improvement of beef quality will benefit both producers and consumers, and can be achieved by selecting animals that carry desired quantitative trait nucleotides (QTN), which result from intensive searches using genetic markers. This paper presents a genome-wide association...
Genome-wide association and genomic prediction of breeding values for fatty acid composition in subcutaneous adipose and longissimus lumborum muscle of beef cattleDownload
Background Identification of genetic variants that are associated with fatty acid composition in beef will enhance our understanding of host genetic influence on the trait and also allow for more effective improvement of beef fatty acid profiles through genomic selection and marker-assisted diet...