Online ISSN: 1365-2052  Print ISSN: 0268-9146
Animal Genetics

A study of Shar-Pei dogs refutes association of the meatmouth’ duplication near HAS2 with Familial Shar-Pei Fever
Julia Metzger, Ottmar Distl
Abstract
Published Online: 5 July 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12193
Breed-specific expression of DROSHA, DICER and AGO2 is regulated by glucocorticoid-mediated miRNAs in the liver of newborn piglets
Runsheng Li, Yimin Jia, Huafeng Zou, Ruqian Zhao
Abstract
Published Online: 19 October 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12232
A genome-wide scan for selection signatures in Yorkshire and Landrace pigs based on sequencing data
Zhen Wang, Qiang Chen, Yumei Yang, Hongjie Yang, Pengfei He, Zhe Zhang, Zhenliang Chen, Rongrong Liao, Yingying Tu, Xiangzhe Zhang, Qishan Wang, Yuchun Pan
Abstract
Published Online: 19 October 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12229
Effect of melanocortin 1 receptor (MC1R) polymorphism on coat colour variation in nutrias (Myocastor coypus Mol.)
L. Migdal, T. Zabek, A. Migdal, S. Lapinski, D. Maj, J. Bieniek, A. Fornal, M. Bugno-Poniewierska
Abstract
Published Online: 15 October 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12231
Global diversity and genetic contributions of chicken populations from African, Asian and European regions
C. M. Lyimo, A. Weigend, P. L. Msoffe, H. Eding, H. Simianer, S. Weigend
Abstract
Published Online: 14 October 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12230
Historical demographic profiles and genetic variation of the East African Butana and Kenana indigenous dairy zebu cattle
Bashir Salim, Khalid M. Taha, Olivier Hanotte, Joram M. Mwacharo
Abstract
Published Online: 12 October 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12225
Two missense mutations in exon 9 of caprine PRLR gene were associated with litter size
J. X. Hou, X. P. An, P. Han, J. Y. Peng, B. Y. Cao
Abstract
Published Online: 9 October 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12223
Gaitedness is associated with the DMRT3 Gait keeper’ mutation in Morgan and American Curly horses
K. Jderkvist, N. Kangas, L. S. Andersson, G. Lindgren
Abstract
Published Online: 8 October 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12228
Cost-effective development of highly polymorphic microsatellite in Japanese quail facilitated by next-generation sequencing
R. Tadano, M. Nunome, M. Mizutani, R. Kawahara-Miki, A. Fujiwara, S. Takahashi, T. Kawashima, K. Nirasawa, T. Ono, T. Kono, Y. Matsuda
Abstract
Published Online: 6 October 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12227
Consequences of a screening programme on the prevalence of congenital hereditary sensorineural deafness in the Australian Cattle Dog
S. F. Sommerlad, J. M. Morton, I. Johnstone, C. A. O'Leary, J. M. Seddon
Abstract
Published Online: 6 October 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12224
Asian low-androstenone haplotype on pig chromosome 6 does not unfavorably affect production and reproduction traits
A. M. Hidalgo, J. W. M. Bastiaansen, B. Harlizius, E. F. Knol, M. S. Lopes, D. J. Koning, M. A. M. Groenen
Abstract
Published Online: 29 September 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12226
Polymorphisms within ovine CSN3 identified by DNA- and mRNA-sequence analysis
I. J. Giambra, G. Erhardt
Abstract
Published Online: 11 September 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12217
Y chromosome haplotype diversity of domestic sheep (Ovis aries) in northern Eurasia
Min Zhang, Wei-Feng Peng, Guang-Li Yang, Feng-Hua Lv, Ming-Jun Liu, Wen-Rong Li, Yong-Gang Liu, Jin-Quan Li, Feng Wang, Zhi-Qiang Shen, Sheng-Guo Zhao, EEr Hehua, Nurbiy Marzanov, Maziek Murawski, Juha Kantanen, Meng-Hua Li
Abstract
Published Online: 10 September 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12214
A genome-wide association study reveals a QTL influencing caudal supernumerary teats in Holstein cattle
H. Joerg, C. Meili, O. Ruprecht, E. Bangerter, A. Burren, A. Bigler
Abstract
Published Online: 10 September 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12215
Genome-scan analysis for genetic mapping of quantitative trait loci underlying birth weight and onset of puberty in doe kids (Capra hircus)
A. K. Esmailizadeh
Abstract
Published Online: 8 September 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12216
A 19-Mb de novo deletion on BTA 22 including MITF leads to microphthalmia and the absence of pigmentation in a Holstein calf
Natalie Wiedemar, Cord Drgemller
Abstract
Published Online: 8 September 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12213
Locus minimization in breed prediction using artificial neural network approach
M. A. Iquebal, M. S. Ansari, Sarika, S. P. Dixit, N. K. Verma, R. A. K. Aggarwal, S. Jayakumar, A. Rai, D. Kumar
Abstract
Published Online: 3 September 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12208
A genome-wide scan for selection signatures in Nellore cattle
A. L. Somavilla, T. S. Sonstegard, R. H. Higa, A. N. Rosa, F. Siqueira, L. O. C. Silva, R. A. A. Torres Jnior, L. L. Coutinho, M. A. Mudadu, M. M. Alencar, L. C. A. Regitano
Abstract
Published Online: 3 September 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12210
Identification of contemporary selection signatures using composite log likelihood and their associations with marbling score in Korean cattle
Jihye Ryu, Chaeyoung Lee
Abstract
Published Online: 1 September 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12209
A tool for tracking genetic contributions of wild Penaeus (Melicertus) plebejus broodstock to hatchery populations
Jackie T. Chan, William B. Sherwin, Matthew D. Taylor
Abstract
Published Online: 1 September 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12212
Validation of genetic polymorphisms on BTA14 associated with carcass trait in a commercial Hanwoo population
A. Sharma, C. G. Dang, K. S. Kim, J. J. Kim, H. K. Lee, H. C. Kim, S. H. Yeon, H. S. Kang, S. H. Lee
Abstract
Published Online: 28 August 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12204
Haplotype diversity in the equine myostatin gene with focus on variants associated with race distance propensity and muscle fiber type proportions
Jessica L. Petersen, Stephanie J. Valberg, James R. Mickelson, Molly E. McCue
Abstract
Published Online: 26 August 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12205
Transcriptome annotation and marker discovery in white bass (Morone chrysops) and striped bass (Morone saxatilis)
Chao Li, Benjamin H. Beck, S. Adam Fuller, Eric Peatman
Abstract
Published Online: 26 August 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12211
A missense mutation in melanocortin 1 receptor is associated with the red coat colour in donkeys
M. Abitbol, R. Legrand, L. Tiret
Abstract
Published Online: 25 August 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12207
Who's behind that mask and cape? The Asian leopard cat's Agouti (ASIP) allele likely affects coat colour phenotype in the Bengal cat breed
L. C. Gershony, M. C. T. Penedo, B. W. Davis, W. J. Murphy, C. R. Helps, L. A. Lyons
Abstract
Published Online: 20 August 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12206
Characterization of swine leukocyte antigen alleles and haplotypes on a novel miniature pig line, Microminipig
A. Ando, N. Imaeda, S. Ohshima, A. Miyamoto, N. Kaneko, M. Takasu, T. Shiina, J. K. Kulski, H. Inoko, H. Kitagawa
Abstract
Published Online: 12 August 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12199
Evaluation of quantitative trait loci affecting intramuscular fat and reproductive traits in pigs using marker-assisted introgression
S. Sato, C. Ohnishi, T. Kikuchi, K. Kohira, S. Egawa, S. Terai, T. Nakamura, S. Arata, A. Komatsuda, Y. Uemoto
Abstract
Published Online: 7 August 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12203
Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1) gene are associated with growth-related traits in farmed Atlantic salmon
H. Y. Tsai, A. Hamilton, D. R. Guy, R. D. Houston
Abstract
Published Online: 5 August 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12202
Radiation hybrid map of buffalo chromosome 7 detects a telomeric inversion compared to cattle chromosome 6
S. M. El Nahas, A. A. Abou Mossallam, E. R. Mahfouz, M. A. Bibars, N. Sabry, S. Seif El-Din, M. E. J. Amaral, J. E. Womack
Abstract
Published Online: 24 July 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12196
The differential expression of alternatively spliced transcripts and imprinting status of MEG9 gene in cows
Kun Zhang, Dongjie Li, Mengnan Wang, Guojiang Wu, Yunjiao Shi, Shijie Li
Abstract
Published Online: 24 July 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12195
snpqc – an R pipeline for quality control of Illumina SNP genotyping array data
Cedric Gondro, Laercio R. Porto-Neto, Seung Hwan Lee
Abstract
Published Online: 18 July 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12198
Linkage disequilibrium over short physical distances measured in sheep using a high-density SNP chip
James W. Kijas, Laercio Porto-Neto, Sonja Dominik, Antonio Reverter, Rowan Bunch, Russell McCulloch, Ben J. Hayes, Rudiger Brauning, John McEwan,
Abstract
Published Online: 17 July 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12197
Editorial
Ernest Bailey
Abstract
Published Online: 17 July 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12200
miRNome of Italian Large White pig subcutaneous fat tissue: new miRNAs, isomiRs and moRNAs
Enrico Gaffo, Paolo Zambonelli, Andrea Bisognin, Stefania Bortoluzzi, Roberta Davoli
Abstract
Published Online: 16 July 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12192
A second-generation genetic linkage map for bighead carp (Aristichthys nobilis) based on microsatellite markers
C. Zhu, J. Tong, X. Yu, W. Guo, X. Wang, H. Liu, X. Feng, Y. Sun, L. Liu, B. Fu
Abstract
Published Online: 14 July 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12194
Mutation in the protease cleavage site of GDF9 increases ovulation rate and litter size in heterozygous ewes and causes infertility in homozygous ewes
C. J. H. Souza, A. S. McNeilly, M. V. Benavides, E. O. Melo, J. C. F. Moraes
Abstract
Published Online: 14 July 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12190
Two missense mutations in melanocortin 1 receptor (MC1R) are strongly associated with dark ventral coat color in reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)
D. I. Vge, M. Nieminen, D. G. Anderson, K. H. Røed
Abstract
Published Online: 4 July 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12187
The genetics of brown coat color and white spotting in domestic yaks (Bos grunniens)
M.-Q. Zhang, X. Xu, S.-J. Luo
Abstract
Published Online: 3 July 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12191
Genome-wide association study for pigmentation traits in Chinese Holstein population
Yipeng Fan, Peng Wang, Weixuan Fu, Tian Dong, Chao Qi, Lin Liu, Gang Guo, Cong Li, Xiaogang Cui, Shengli Zhang, Qin Zhang, Yi Zhang, Dongxiao Sun
Abstract
Published Online: 3 July 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12189
Association between an alternative promoter polymorphism and sperm deformity rate is due to modulation of the expression of KATNAL1 transcripts in Chinese Holstein bulls
X. Zhang, C. Wang, Y. Zhang, Z. Ju, C. Qi, X. Wang, J. Huang, S. Zhang, J. Li, J. Zhong, F. Shi
Abstract
Published Online: 2 July 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12182
Goat casein genotypes are associated with milk production traits in the Sarda breed
G. M. Vacca, M. L. Dettori, G. Piras, F. Manca, P. Paschino, M. Pazzola
Abstract
Published Online: 2 July 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12188
Inbreeding depression in livestock species: review and meta-analysis
G. Leroy
Abstract
Published Online: 28 June 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12178
Amylase activity is associated with AMY2B copy numbers in dog: implications for dog domestication, diet and diabetes
Maja Arendt, Tove Fall, Kerstin Lindblad-Toh, Erik Axelsson
Abstract
Published Online: 28 June 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12179
Copy number variants in Italian Large White pigs detected using high-density single nucleotide polymorphisms and their association with back fat thickness
G. Schiavo, M. A. Dolezal, E. Scotti, F. Bertolini, D. G. Cal, G. Galimberti, V. Russo, L. Fontanesi
Abstract
Published Online: 24 June 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12180
Comprehensive analysis of the whole transcriptomes from two different pig breeds using RNA-Seq method
Katarzyna Ropka-Molik, Kacper Zukowski, Robert Eckert, Artur Gurgul, Katarzyna Pirkowska, Maria Oczkowicz
Abstract
Published Online: 24 June 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12184
Genetic variations in the SPP1 promoter affect gene expression and the level of osteopontin secretion into bovine milk
P. L. Dudemaine, C. Thibault, K. Alain, N. Bissonnette
Abstract
Published Online: 24 June 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12176
Evaluation of the causality of the low-density lipoprotein receptor gene (LDLR) for serum lipids in pigs
Z. Zeng, R. Chen, C. Liu, H. Yang, C. Chen, L. Huang
Abstract
Published Online: 21 June 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12183
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