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

Georgian white coat color of red fox (Vulpes vulpes) maps to fox chromosome 2 in the region containing KIT gene
Anna V. Kukekova, Jennifer L. Johnson, Anastasiya V. Kharlamova, Anastasiya V. Vladimirova, Darya V. Shepeleva, Rimma G. Gulevich, Lyudmila N. Trut
Abstract
Published Online: 22 June 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12439
Detection of selection signatures of population-specific genomic regions selected during domestication process in Jinhua pigs
Zhengcao Li, Jiucheng Chen, Zhen Wang, Yuchun Pan, Qishan Wang, Ningying Xu, Zhengguang Wang
Abstract
Published Online: 26 August 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12475
Novel Y-chromosome short tandem repeats in Sus scrofa and their variation in European wild boar and domestic pig populations
L. Iacolina, V. Brajkovic, A. Canu, N. prem, V. Cubric-Curik, L. Fontanesi, U. Saarma, M. Apollonio, M. Scandura
Abstract
Published Online: 25 August 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12483
Genome-wide methylation profile following prenatal and postnatal dietary omega-3 fatty acid supplementation in pigs
R. L. Boddicker, J. E. Koltes, E. R. Fritz-Waters, L. Koesterke, N. Weeks, T. Yin, V. Mani, D. Nettleton, J. M. Reecy, L. H. Baumgard, J. D. Spencer, N. K. Gabler, J. W. Ross
Abstract
Published Online: 25 August 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12468
Association between population structure and allele frequencies of the glycogen synthase 1 mutation in the Austrian Noriker draft horse
T. Druml, G. Grilz-Seger, M. Neuditschko, G. Brem
Abstract
Published Online: 1 August 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12481
High-density SNP-based genetic map for Odontobutis potamophila
Hongwei Zhang, Long Huang, Shaowu Yin, Guosong Zhang, Yandong Ding, Xue Zang
Abstract
Published Online: 1 August 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12471
C-type lysozyme gene haplotypes in Rhode Island Red layer chickens are associated with hatchability and survival
Huaxiang Yan, Changsuo Yang, Junfeng Yao, Hong Li, Zhigang Xu, Jiahao Wang
Abstract
Published Online: 1 August 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12461
A genome-wide association study of heat stress-associated SNPs in catfish
Y. Jin, T. Zhou, X. Geng, S. Liu, A. Chen, J. Yao, C. Jiang, S. Tan, B. Su, Z. Liu
Abstract
Published Online: 1 August 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12482
Genome-wide genetic variation discovery in Chinese Taihu pig breeds using next generation sequencing
Z. Wang, Q. Chen, R. Liao, Z. Zhang, X. Zhang, X. Liu, M. Zhu, W. Zhang, M. Xue, H. Yang, Y. Zheng, Q. Wang, Y. Pan
Abstract
Published Online: 27 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12465
GO-FAANG meeting: a Gathering On Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes
Christopher K. Tuggle, Elisabetta Giuffra, Stephen N. White, Laura Clarke, Huaijun Zhou, Pablo J. Ross, Herv Acloque, James M. Reecy, Alan Archibald, Rebecca R. Bellone, Michle Boichard, Amanda Chamberlain, Hans Cheng, Richard P.M.A. Crooijmans, Mary E. Delany, Carrie J. Finno, Martien A. M. Groenen, Ben Hayes, Joan K. Lunney, Jessica L. Petersen, Graham S. Plastow, Carl J. Schmidt, Jiuzhou Song, Mick Watson
Abstract
Published Online: 24 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12466
Identification of copy number variations in three Chinese horse breeds using 70K single nucleotide polymorphism BeadChip array
Adiljan Kader, Xuexue Liu, Kunzhe Dong, Shen Song, Jianfei Pan, Min Yang, Xiaofei Chen, Xiaohong He, Lin Jiang, Yuehui Ma
Abstract
Published Online: 21 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12451
Identification and differential expression of microRNAs in the ovaries of pigs (Sus scrofa) with high and low litter sizes
L. Huang, Z. J. Yin, Y. F. Feng, X. D. Zhang, T. Wu, Y. Y. Ding, P. F. Ye, K. Fu, M. Q. Zhang
Abstract
Published Online: 20 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12452
Locus-specific ancestry to detect recent response to selection in admixed Swiss Fleckvieh cattle
N. Khayatzadeh, G. Mszros, Y. T. Utsunomiya, J. F. Garcia, U. Schnyder, B. Gredler, I. Curik, J. Slkner
Abstract
Published Online: 20 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12470
Next generation semiconductor based sequencing of bitter taste receptor genes in different pig populations and association analysis using a selective DNA pool-seq approach
A. Ribani, F. Bertolini, G. Schiavo, E. Scotti, V. J. Utzeri, S. Dall'Olio, P. Trevisi, P. Bosi, L. Fontanesi
Abstract
Published Online: 20 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12472
Variations at regulatory regions of the milk protein genes are associated with milk traits and coagulation properties in the Sarda sheep
A. Noce, M. Pazzola, M. L. Dettori, M. Amills, A. Castell, A. Cecchinato, G. Bittante, G. M. Vacca
Abstract
Published Online: 20 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12474
Genetic diversity analyses reveal first insights into breed-specific selection signatures within Swiss goat breeds
A. Burren, M. Neuditschko, H. Signer-Hasler, M. Frischknecht, I. Reber, F. Menzi, C. Drgemller, C. Flury
Abstract
Published Online: 20 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12476
Genome-wide DNA markers to support genetic management for domestication and commercial production in a large rodent, the Ghanaian grasscutter (Thryonomys swinderianus)
C. Adenyo, R. Ogden, B. Kayang, M. Onuma, N. Nakajima, M. Inoue-Murayama
Abstract
Published Online: 20 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12478
The Mendelian inheritance of rare flesh and shell colour variants in the black-lipped pearl oyster (Pinctada margaritifera)
Chin-Long Ky, Seiji Nakasai, Steve Pommier, Manaarii Sham Koua, Dominique Devaux
Abstract
Published Online: 20 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12454
Effect of polymorphisms in the CAMKMT gene on growth traits in Ujumqin sheep
Xiaomeng Ma, Long Guan, Junli Xuan, Huihua Wang, Zehu Yuan, Mingming Wu, Ruizao Liu, Caiye Zhu, Caihong Wei, Fuping Zhao, Lixin Du, Li Zhang
Abstract
Published Online: 20 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12455
Comprehensive investigation of nucleotide diverdity in yaks
Xiangpeng Yue, Yusheng Liang, Yulin Liang, Fadi Li
Abstract
Published Online: 20 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12467
Characterization of the NLRC5 promoter in chicken: SNPs, regulatory elements and CpG islands
X. M. Guo, X. P. Liu, G. B. Chang, L. Xu, Y. L. Bi, H. Z. Wang, Y. Zhang, P. F. Zhu, Y. Wu, G. H. Chen
Abstract
Published Online: 18 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12450
Mapping the four-horned locus and testing the polled locus in three Chinese sheep breeds
Xiaohong He, Zhengkui Zhou, Yabin Pu, Xiaofei Chen, Yuehui Ma, Lin Jiang
Abstract
Published Online: 18 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12464
Candidate gene analysis of osteochondrosis in Spanish Purebred horses
N. Sevane, S. Dunner, A. Boado, J. Caon
Abstract
Published Online: 16 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12453
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Abstract
Published Online: 13 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12366
The SNP g.1311T>C associated with the absence of ß-casein in goat milk influences CSN2 promoter activity
G. Cosenza, M. Iannaccone, B. A. Pico, L. Ramunno, R. Capparelli
Abstract
Published Online: 9 July 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12443
Association analysis between feed efficiency studies and expression of hypothalamic neuropeptide genes in laying ducks
T. Zeng, L. Chen, X. Du, S. J. Lai, S. P. Huang, Y. L. Liu, L. Z. Lu
Abstract
Published Online: 22 June 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12457
The canine era: the rise of a biomedical model
F. G. Steenbeek, M. K. Hytnen, P. A. J. Leegwater, H. Lohi
Abstract
Published Online: 21 June 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12460
Population genomic structure and linkage disequilibrium analysis of South African goat breeds using genome-wide SNP data
K. Mdladla, E. F. Dzomba, H. J. Huson, F. C. Muchadeyi
Abstract
Published Online: 15 June 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12442
Temporal variation in coat colour (genotypes) supports major changes in the Nordic cattle population after Iron Age
M. Niemi, A. Sajantila, J. Vilkki
Abstract
Published Online: 14 June 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12445
Analysis of the porcine APOA2 gene expression in liver, polymorphism identification and association with fatty acid composition traits
M. Ballester, M. Revilla, A. Puig-Oliveras, J. A. P. Marchesi, A. Castell, J. Corominas, A. I. Fernndez, J. M. Folch
Abstract
Published Online: 14 June 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12462
A nonsense mutation in the myeloperoxidase gene is responsible for hereditary myeloperoxidase deficiency in an Italian hound dog
Fabio Gentilini, Elisa Zambon, Danilo Mancini, Maria Elena Turba
Abstract
Published Online: 14 June 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12463
Comparison of DMRT3 genotypes among American Saddlebred horses with reference to gait
I. C. Regatieri, J. E. Eberth, F. Sarver, T. L. Lear, E. Bailey
Abstract
Published Online: 14 June 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12458
A non-synonymous mutation in GDF9 is highly associated with litter size in cashmere goats
Jin Zhao, Shaoqing Liu, Xiaobing Zhou, Rui Zhang, Yan Li, Xiaolong Wang, Yulin Chen
Abstract
Published Online: 14 June 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12447
Genome-wide association study for the level of serum electrolytes in Italian Large White pigs
S. Bovo, G. Schiavo, G. Mazzoni, S. Dall'Olio, G. Galimberti, D. G. Cal, E. Scotti, F. Bertolini, L. Buttazzoni, A. B. Samor, L. Fontanesi
Abstract
Published Online: 14 June 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12459
Differential gene expression in the duodenum, jejunum and ileum among crossbred beef steers with divergent gain and feed intake phenotypes
A. K. Lindholm-Perry, A. R. Butler, R. J. Kern, R. Hill, L. A. Kuehn, J. E. Wells, W. T. Oliver, K. E. Hales, A. P. Foote, H. C. Freetly
Abstract
Published Online: 26 May 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12440
Long-term selection for litter size in swine results in shifts in allelic frequency in regions involved in reproductive processes
M. D. Trenhaile, J. L. Petersen, S. D. Kachman, R. K. Johnson, D. C. Ciobanu
Abstract
Published Online: 26 May 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12448
Genome-wide association study reveals novel variants for growth and egg traits in Dongxiang blue-shelled and White Leghorn chickens
R. Liao, X. Zhang, Q. Chen, Z. Wang, Q. Wang, C. Yang, Y. Pan
Abstract
Published Online: 11 May 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12456
Inheritance of chronic superficial keratitis in Australian Greyhounds
Suvanna Cheng, Denise Wigney, Bianca Haase, Claire M. Wade
Abstract
Published Online: 5 May 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12446
MFSD8 single-base pair deletion in a Chihuahua with neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis
Philemon Karli, Anna Oevermann, Anina Bauer, Vidhya Jagannathan, Tosso Leeb
Abstract
Published Online: 5 May 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12449
Cloning of the African indigenous cattle breed Kenyan Boran
Mingyan Yu, Charity Muteti, Moses Ogugo, William A Ritchie, Jayne Raper, Stephen Kemp
Abstract
Published Online: 25 April 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12441
Conservation of imprinting of MKRN3 and NAP1L5 in rabbits
L. Yuan, L. Lai, F. Duan, M. Chen, J. Deng, Z. Li
Abstract
Published Online: 19 April 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12444
Genome-wide association mapping and pathway analysis of leukosis incidence in a US Holstein cattle population
E. A. Abdalla, F. Peagaricano, T. M. Byrem, K. A. Weigel, G. J. M. Rosa
Abstract
Published Online: 19 April 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12438
Genome-wide screening of candidate genes for improving fertility in Egyptian native Rahmani sheep
Nermin El-Halawany, Xiang Zhou, Ahmad F. Al-Tohamy, Yasmin A. El-Sayd, Abd-El-Monsif A. Shawky, Jennifer J. Michal, Zhihua Jiang
Abstract
Published Online: 8 April 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12437
Identification of a functional SNP in the 3-UTR of caprine MTHFR gene that is associated with milk protein levels
Xiaopeng An, Yuxuan Song, Jinxing Hou, Shan Wang, Kexin Gao, Binyun Cao
Abstract
Published Online: 8 April 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12425
Molecular characterization, alternative splicing and expression analysis of ACSF2 and its correlation with egg-laying performance in geese
S. Yu, W. Wei, M. Xia, Z. Jiang, D. He, Z. Li, H. Han, W. Chu, H. Liu, J. Chen
Abstract
Published Online: 8 April 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12435
Variation in myogenic differentiation 1 mRNA abundance is associated with beef tenderness in Nelore cattle
P. C. Tizioto, L. L. Coutinho, G. B. Mouro, G. Gasparin, W. Malag-Jr, F. A. Bressani, R. R. Tullio, R. T. Nassu, J. F. Taylor, L. C. A. Regitano
Abstract
Published Online: 30 March 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12434
Genome-wide gene expression and DNA methylation differences in abnormally cloned and normally natural mating piglets
C. Zou, Y. Fu, C. Li, H. Liu, G. Li, J. Li, H. Zhang, Y. Wu, C. Li
Abstract
Published Online: 30 March 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12436
Genome-wide association scan suggests basis for microtia in Awassi sheep
K. Jawasreh, P. J. Boettcher, A. Stella
Abstract
Published Online: 16 March 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12431
Expression of key glycosphingolipid biosynthesis-globo series pathway genes in Escherichia coli F18-resistant and Escherichia coli F18-sensitive piglets
W. H. Dong, C. H. Dai, L. Sun, J. Wang, S. Y. Sun, G. Q. Zhu, S. L. Wu, W. B. Bao
Abstract
Published Online: 11 March 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12428
A post-GWAS confirming the SCD gene associated with milk medium- and long-chain unsaturated fatty acids in Chinese Holstein population
C. Li, D. Sun, S. Zhang, L. Liu, M. A. Alim, Q. Zhang
Abstract
Published Online: 11 March 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12432
Single base-pair deletion in ASIP exon 3 associated with recessive black phenotype in impala (Aepyceros melampus)
Susan M. Miller, Alan J. Guthrie, Cindy K. Harper
Abstract
Published Online: 8 March 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12430
Multilocus genotypic data reveal high genetic diversity and low population genetic structure of Iranian indigenous sheep
S. M. F. Vahidi, M. O. Faruque, M. Falahati Anbaran, F. Afraz, S. M. Mousavi, P. Boettcher, S. Joost, J. L. Han, L. Colli, K. Periasamy, R. Negrini, P. Ajmone-Marsan
Abstract
Published Online: 8 March 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12429
Genome-wide association study of growth traits in Jinghai Yellow chicken hens using SLAF-seq technology
W. H. Wang, J. Y. Wang, T. Zhang, Y. Wang, Y. Zhang, K. Han
Abstract
Published Online: 13 September 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12346
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