By Michael D. MacNeil, James M. Reecy (auth.), Noelle E. Cockett, Chittaranjan Kole (eds.)
Genomics study on animals has generated large databases and a number of other new suggestions and techniques, that are used to explain starting place, evolution and phylogeny of species. Genetic and actual maps of genomes provide information on chromosomal situation, functionality, expression and law of genes. The sequence Genome Mapping and Genomics in Animals presents entire and up to date experiences on genomic study on chosen animal platforms contributed via top scientists from round the world.
This quantity deals details on gene mapping and genomics learn in domesticated and farmed animals together with farm animals, water buffalo, sheep, deer, chook, turkeys, rabbits, canine and pigs. whereas the genome maps for a few species are very constrained, complete genome sequences can be found for livestock, chickens and canine. Genomic examine contributes to the identity of genetic areas that regulate the performance and health of animals. a number of farmed species also are used as types for biomedical studies.
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2005b). BTA-Y and BBU-Y differ in a pericentric inversion with loss (from BBU-Y to BTA-Y) or gain (from BTA-Y to BBU-Y) of HC, BBU-Y being larger than BTA-Y. OAR-Y/CHI-Y (very small metacentrics) differs from BBU-Y in a pericentric inversion and greater loss of HC and from BTA-Y and BIN-Y in a Fig. 5 An updated river buffalo cytogenetic map on an R-banded river buffalo standard karyotype. Type I (known genes) and type II (generally microsatellites) loci are normal characters and italicized characters, respectively 26 Fig.
2000; Barillet et al. 2005; Gutiérrez-Gil et al. 2007), parasite resistance (Beh et al. 2002; Crawford et al. 2006; Davis et al. 2006; Beraldi et al. 2007), wool traits (McLaren et al. 1997; Purvis and Franklin 2005), fecal soiling of the wool (MacDonald et al. 1998), growth and carcass traits (Walling et al. 2004; Karamichou et al. 2006), and bone density (Campbell et al. 2003) have been identified. au/QTLdb/) was recently launched (Hu et al. 2007) and will be a valuable tool for cataloging and comparing QTL studies in sheep.
The most numerous river buffalo breeds are found in India–Pakistan and include Murrah, NiliRavi, Kundi, Surti, Mehsana, Jaffarabadi, Bradawari, Tarai, Nagpuri, Pandharpuri. Manda, Jerangi, Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Toda, and South Kanara breeds. The Mediterranean breed is found in Italy, Egypt, Iran, Turkey, Romania, Iraq, Bulgaria, Syria, and Greece. There is an offshoot Italian Mediterranean breed, with around 300,000 animals, found primarily in Campania. This breed has not been crossed with other breeds since its introduction from North Africa (Egypt) or central Europe during the fifth to seventh century AD (Kierstein et al.