Whole-genome sequencing reveals mutational landscape underlying phenotypic differences between two widespread Chinese cattle breeds.

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Yao Xu; Yu Jiang; Tao Shi; Hanfang Cai; Xianyong Lan; Xin Zhao; Martin Plath; Hong Chen;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 8 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5571935, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0183921
  • Subject: Computational Biology | Lipids | Research Article | Sequence Alignment | Ruminants | Genome Complexity | Genetics | Copy Number Variation | Genomic Databases | Fats | Genome Analysis | Chromosome Biology | Genomics | Sequence Analysis | Animals | Database and Informatics Methods | Bovines | Biology and Life Sciences | Biological Databases | Research and Analysis Methods | Chromosomes | Cattle | Medicine | Comparative Genomics | Vertebrates | Amniotes | Q | R | Cell Biology | Phenotypes | Mammals | Bioinformatics | Biochemistry | Science | Organisms

Whole-genome sequencing provides a powerful tool to obtain more genetic variability that could produce a range of benefits for cattle breeding industry. Nanyang (Bos indicus) and Qinchuan (Bos taurus) are two important Chinese indigenous cattle breeds with distinct phen... View more
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