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By James Womack

The genetic info being unlocked by way of advances in genomic and excessive throughput applied sciences is speedily revolutionizing our realizing of developmental strategies in bovine species. this knowledge is permitting researchers remarkable perception into the genetic foundation of key features. Bovine Genomics is the 1st ebook to collect and synthesize the data discovered in the course of the bovine genome sequencing venture and think about its useful software to farm animals and dairy construction.

Bovine Genomics opens with foundational chapters at the domestication of farm animals and conventional Mendelian genetics. development on those chapters, assurance quickly strikes to quantitative genetics and the advances of complete genome applied sciences. major assurance is given to such themes as epigenetics, mapping quantitative path loci, genome-wide organization reviews and genomic choice in farm animals breeding. The publication is a precious synthesis of the sphere written via an international group of major researchers.

Providing wide-ranging insurance of the subject, Bovine Genomic, is a necessary advisor to the sphere. the fundamental and utilized technological know-how might be of use to researchers, breeders, and complex students.

Content:
Chapter 1 The Origins of farm animals (pages 1–10): Matthew D. Teasdale and Daniel G. Bradley
Chapter 2 Mendelian Inheritance in farm animals (pages 11–19): Frank W. Nicholas
Chapter three Genetics of Coat colour in livestock (pages 20–33): Sheila M. Schmutz
Chapter four From Quantitative Genetics to Quantitative Genomics: a private Odyssey (pages 34–50): Morris Soller
Chapter five Cartography of the Bovine Genome (pages 51–62): James E. Womack
Chapter 6 historical past of Linkage Mapping the Bovine Genome (pages 63–74): Stephanie D. McKay and Robert D. Schnabel
Chapter 7 Bovine X and Y Chromosomes (pages 75–100): F. Abel Ponce de Leon and Wansheng Liu
Chapter eight farm animals Comparative Genomics and Chromosomal Evolution (pages 101–108): Denis M. Larkin
Chapter nine Sequencing the Bovine Genome (pages 109–122): Kim C. Worley and Richard A. Gibbs
Chapter 10 Bovine Genome structure (pages 123–143): David L. Adelson
Chapter eleven Bovine Epigenetics and Epigenomics (pages 144–168): Xiuchun (cindy) Tian
Chapter 12 Mapping Quantitative Trait Loci (pages 169–191): Joel I. Weller
Chapter thirteen Genome?Wide organization stories and Linkage Disequilibrium in livestock (pages 192–210): M. E. Goddard and B. J. Hayes
Chapter 14 Genomic choice in red meat farm animals (pages 211–233): Jeremy F. Taylor, Stephanie D. McKay, Megan M. Rolf, Holly R. Ramey, Jared E. Decker and Robert D. Schnabel
Chapter 15 impression of High?Throughput Genotyping and Sequencing at the id of Genes and variations Underlying Phenotypic edition in household livestock (pages 234–258): Michel Georges

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Leeb, T. (2010) A shared 336 kb haplotype associated with the belt pattern in three divergent cattle breeds. Animal Genetics 41: 304–307. L. D. (2002) Schaum’s Outline of Theory and Problems in Genetics. 4th edition, New York: McGraw-Hill Professional. S. (1961) Inheritance of black hair patterns in cattle lacking the extension factor for black (E). IV. Partitioning phenotypes by castration. Ohio Journal of Science 61: 273–277. , Oulmouden, A. (2006) The insertion of a full-length Bos taurus LINE element is responsible for a transcriptional deregulation of the Normande Agouti gene.

The Armidale Conference was of special importance because it led to a contact from Peter Brumby at ILCA (International Livestock Center for Africa, Addis Ababa) asking whether RFLPs might be used to characterize trypanotolerant cattle breeds in Africa. ” Peter was on his way to a position at World Bank, so communication with ILCA lapsed. However, John Hodges, a close friend and colleague had just begun to work at FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization), Rome, and he arranged a consultantship for me with the International Trypanotolerance Center (Banjul, The Gambia) that was in process of being established by Ian McIntyre and centered on the trypanotolerant N’Dama cattle breed, a longhorn Bos taurus breed.

Amazingly, both of us had been preceded by almost 10 years by Abraham Korol and his colleagues in Moldava (Zhuchenko et al. 1975, 1978, 1979), who had followed a very similar line of thought. Korol later repatriated to Israel and continues as a leading figure in QTL mapping and analysis. The seminar series was followed in the same summer by a self-invited workshop presentation at the 2nd World Congress Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Madrid, 1982 (Soller and Beckmann 1982). At this meeting, I introduced the potential of RFLP markers for QTL mapping and MAS, and the talk aroused considerable interest.

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