Population structure and genetic diversity of 25 Russian sheep breeds based on whole-genome genotyping

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Tatiana E. Deniskova; Arsen V. Dotsev; Marina I. Selionova; Elisabeth Kunz; Ivica Medugorac; Henry Reyer; Klaus Wimmers; Mario Barbato; Alexei A. Traspov; Gottfried Brem; Natalia A. Zinovieva;
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: Genetics Selection Evolution,volume 50 (issn: 1297-9686, eissn: 1297-9686)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5968526, doi: 10.1186/s12711-018-0399-5
  • Subject: QH426-470 | Research Article | Genetics | Animal culture | SF1-1100
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Background Russia has a diverse variety of native and locally developed sheep breeds with coarse, fine, and semi-fine wool, which inhabit different climate zones and landscapes that range from hot deserts to harsh northern areas. To date, no genome-wide information has ... View more
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