Selection Signatures in Worldwide Sheep Populations

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Maria-Ines Fariello; Bertrand Servin; Gwenola Tosser-Klopp; Rachel Rupp; Carole Moreno; International Sheep Genomics Consortium; Magali San Cristobal; Simon Boitard;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 8 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4134316, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103813
  • Subject: Computational Biology | Animal Breeding | Population Genetics | holstein cattle;artificial selection;missense mutation;genotype data;adult height;coat color;gene;genone;breed;receptor | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Natural Selection | Medicine | Evolutionary Processes | Agriculture | Q | R | Haplotypes | Evolutionary Biology | Genetics | Animal Genetics | Genome Analysis | Science | Genomics | Animal Management | Animal Production

The diversity of populations in domestic species offers great opportunities to study genome response to selection. The recently published Sheep HapMap dataset is a great example of characterization of the world wide genetic diversity in sheep. In this study, we re-analy... View more
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