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

An updated felCat5 SNP manifest for the Illumina Feline 63k SNP genotyping array
Cali E. Willet, Bianca Haase
Abstract
Published Online: 7 May 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12169
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
Editorial
Ernest Bailey
Abstract
Published Online: 17 July 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12200
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Mutations in Ovis aries TMEM154 are associated with lower small ruminant lentivirus proviral concentration in one sheep flock
F. A. Alshanbari, M. R. Mousel, J. O. Reynolds, L. M. Herrmann-Hoesing, M. A. Highland, G. S. Lewis, S. N. White
Abstract
Published Online: 16 June 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12181
Bos indicus introgression into (peri-)alpine cattle breeds – evidence from the analysis of bovine whey protein variants
J. L. Tetens, S. Qanbari, C. Drgemller, E. C. G. Pimentel, J. Bennewitz, G. Thaller, J. Tetens
Abstract
Published Online: 16 June 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12185
Quantitative trait loci mapping for conjugated linoleic acid, vaccenic acid and ?9-desaturase in Italian Brown Swiss dairy cattle using selective DNA pooling
M. G. Strillacci, E. Frigo, F. Canavesi, Y. Ungar, F. Schiavini, L. Zaniboni, L. Reghenzani, M. C. Cozzi, A. B. Samor, Y. Kashi, E. Shimoni, R. Tal-Stein, M. Soller, E. Lipkin, A. Bagnato
Abstract
Published Online: 9 June 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12174
Novel isoforms of the bovine Nuclear factor I/X (CCAAT-binding transcription factor) transcript products and their diverse expression profiles
Y. Zhou, H. Cai, Y. Xu, J. Sun, X. Lan, C. Lei, H. Chen
Abstract
Published Online: 30 May 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12177
BosFinder: a novell pre-microRNA gene prediction algorithm in Bos taurus
B. Sadeghi, H. Ahmadi, S. Azimzadeh-Jamalkandi, M. R. Nassiri, A. Masoudi-Nejad
Abstract
Published Online: 16 May 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12170
Genome-wide association study identifies genomic regions of association for cruciate ligament rupture in Newfoundland dogs
A. E. G. Baird, S. D. Carter, J. F. Innes, W. Ollier, A. Short
Abstract
Published Online: 16 May 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12162
Genetic diversity in nine native Turkish sheep breeds based on microsatellite analysis
Onur Yilmaz, Ibrahim Cemal, Orhan Karaca
Abstract
Published Online: 12 May 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12173
A premature stop codon in the TYRP1 gene is associated with brown coat colour in the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
V. J. Utzeri, A. Ribani, L. Fontanesi
Abstract
Published Online: 12 May 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12171
Association of a single-nucleotide polymorphism in myosin-binding protein C, slow-type (MYBPC1) gene with marbling in Japanese Black beef cattle
Bin Tong, Seiki Sasaki, Youji Muramatsu, Takeshi Ohta, Hiroyuki Kose, Hideaki Yamashiro, Tatsuo Fujita, Takahisa Yamada
Abstract
Published Online: 9 May 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12172
Towards genomic selection for facial eczema disease tolerance in the New Zealand sheep industry
S. H. Phua, D. L. Hyndman, H. J. Baird, B. Auvray, J. C. McEwan, M. A. Lee, K. G. Dodds
Abstract
Published Online: 7 May 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12167
Three novel quantitative trait loci for skin thickness in swine identified by linkage and genome-wide association studies
Huashui Ai, Shijun Xiao, Zhiyan Zhang, Bin Yang, Lin Li, Yuanmei Guo, Guoshan Lin, Jun Ren, Lusheng Huang
Abstract
Published Online: 5 May 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12163
Genome-wide association study identifies quantitative trait loci affecting hematological traits in an F2 intercross between Landrace and Korean native pigs
E. J. Jung, H. B. Park, J. B. Lee, C. K. Yoo, B. M. Kim, H. I. Kim, I. C. Cho, H. T. Lim
Abstract
Published Online: 5 May 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12175
QTL analysis of body weight and carcass body length traits in an F2 intercross between Landrace and Korean native pigs
C. K. Yoo, H. B. Park, J. B. Lee, E. J. Jung, B. M. Kim, H. I. Kim, S. J. Ahn, M. S. Ko, I. C. Cho, H. T. Lim
Abstract
Published Online: 5 May 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12166
A candidate gene association study for nine economically important traits in Italian Holstein cattle
L. Fontanesi, D. G. Cal, G. Galimberti, R. Negrini, R. Marino, A. Nardone, P. Ajmone-Marsan, V. Russo
Abstract
Published Online: 2 May 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12164
A new single nucleotide polymorphism in the rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) myostatin (MSTN) gene is associated with carcass composition traits
Ina Sternstein, Monika Reissmann, Dorota Maj, Josef Bieniek, Gudrun A. Brockmann
Abstract
Published Online: 2 May 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12165
Evaluation of genetic introgression from domesticated pigs into the Ryukyu wild boar population on Iriomote Island in Japan
K. Murakami, S. Yoshikawa, S. Konishi, Y. Ueno, S. Watanabe, Y. Mizoguchi
Abstract
Published Online: 23 April 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12157
Genetic diversity and population structure of Mongolian domestic Bactrian camels (Camelus bactrianus)
B. Chuluunbat, P. Charruau, K. Silbermayr, T. Khorloojav, P. A. Burger
Abstract
Published Online: 20 April 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12158
DNA polymorphisms and transcript abundance of PRKAG2 and phosphorylated AMP-activated protein kinase in the rumen are associated with gain and feed intake in beef steers
A. K. Lindholm-Perry, L. A. Kuehn, W. T. Oliver, R. J. Kern, R. A. Cushman, J. R. Miles, A. K. McNeel, H. C. Freetly
Abstract
Published Online: 15 April 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12151
Performance of different SNP panels for parentage testing in two East Asian cattle breeds
E. M. Strucken, B. Gudex, M. H. Ferdosi, H. K. Lee, K. D. Song, J. P. Gibson, M. Kelly, E. K. Piper, L. R. Porto-Neto, S. H. Lee, C. Gondro
Abstract
Published Online: 15 April 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12154
High-resolution melt analysis does not reveal mutagenic risk in sexed sperm and in vitro-derived bovine embryos
A. Pozzi, C. Previtali, A. Lukaj, A. Galli, G. Bongioni, R. Puglisi
Abstract
Published Online: 15 April 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12159
Association analysis of variant near ZNF389 with ewe cumulative production in three sheep breeds
S. N. White, M. R. Mousel, M. V. Gonzalez, M. A. Highland, L. M. Herrmann-Hoesing, J. B. Taylor, D. P. Knowles
Abstract
Published Online: 11 April 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12161
Genetic variation at the caprine lactalbumin, alpha (LALBA) gene and its association with milk lactose concentration
Ali Zidi, Eduard Casas, Marcel Amills, Jordi Jordana, Juan Carrizosa, Baltasar Urrutia, Juan M. Serradilla
Abstract
Published Online: 9 April 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12152
A recent L1 insertion within SPEF2 gene is associated with changes in PRLR expression in sow reproductive organs
A. Sironen, D. Fischer, A. Laiho, A. Gyenesei, J. Vilkki
Abstract
Published Online: 9 April 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12153
Associations between single nucleotide polymorphisms in 33 candidate genes and meat quality traits in commercial pigs
C. Y. Zhang, Z. Wang, H. L. Bruce, J. Janz, E. Goddard, S. Moore, G. S. Plastow
Abstract
Published Online: 7 April 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12155
New variants in the melanocortin 1 receptor gene (MC1R) in Asian cattle
Yi Zhang, Qiang Li, Shaohui Ye, Muhammad O. Faruque, Ying Yu, Dongxiao Sun, Shengli Zhang, Yachun Wang
Abstract
Published Online: 5 April 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12160
Genetic analysis of seven Italian horse breeds based on mitochondrial DNA D-loop variation
D. Bigi, G. Perrotta, P. Zambonelli
Abstract
Published Online: 5 April 2014
DOI 10.1111/age.12156
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