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

Ovine leukocyte profiles do not associate with variation in the prion gene, but are breed dependent
Michelle R. Mousel, Stephen N. White, David R. Herndon, James O. Reynolds, Michael V. Gonzalez, Wendell C. Johnson, Massaro W. Ueti, J. Bret Taylor, Donald P. Knowles
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Published Online: 20 December 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12381
Maternal and paternal genetic diversity of ancient sheep in Estonia from the Late Bronze Age to the post-medieval period and comparison with other regions in Eurasia
E. Ranname, L. Lugas, M. Niemi, J. Kantanen, L. Maldre, N. Kadrova, U. Saarma
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Published Online: 25 January 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12407
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Published Online: 14 January 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12363
Polyceraty (multi-horns) in Damara sheep maps to ovine chromosome 2
O. F. C Greyvenstein, C. M. Reich, E. Marle-Koster, D. G. Riley, B. J. Hayes
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Published Online: 14 January 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12411
Genome-wide association studies based on sequence-derived genotypes reveal new QTL associated with conformation and performance traits in the Franches–Montagnes horse breed
M. Frischknecht, H. Signer-Hasler, T. Leeb, S. Rieder, M. Neuditschko
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Published Online: 14 January 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12406
Genome-wide association reveals the locus responsible for four-horned ruminant
James W. Kijas, Tracy Hadfield, Marina Naval Sanchez, Noelle Cockett
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Published Online: 14 January 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12409
Mitochondrial DNA variation of domestic sheep (Ovis aries) in Kenya
Adriana Resende, Joana Gonalves, Anne W. T. Muigai, Filipe Pereira
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Published Online: 13 January 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12412
A transposable element insertion in APOB causes cholesterol deficiency in Holstein cattle
F. Menzi, N. Besuchet-Schmutz, M. Fragnire, S. Hofstetter, V. Jagannathan, T. Mock, A. Raemy, E. Studer, K. Mehinagic, N. Regenscheit, M. Meylan, F. Schmitz-Hsu, C. Drgemller
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Published Online: 13 January 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12410
Polymorphism of the GDF9 gene associated with litter size in Araucana creole sheep
S. Bravo, G. Larama, E. Paz, K. Inostroza, H. H. Montaldo, N. Seplveda
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Published Online: 6 January 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12404
Quantitative trait loci for a neurocranium deformity, lack of operculum, in gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.)
D. Negrn-Bez, A. Navarro, J. M. Afonso, M. A. Toro, M. J. Zamorano
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Published Online: 6 January 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12397
Polymorphisms in PEG10 and PPP1R9A genes are associated with porcine carcass and meat quality traits
Mu Qiao, Huayu Wu, Fengwei Zhang, Guisheng Liu, Junjing Wu, Xianwen Peng, Shuqi Mei
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Published Online: 6 January 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12399
Discrepancy in compliance between the clinical and genetic diagnosis of choroidal hypoplasia in Danish Rough Collies and Shetland Sheepdogs
M. Fredholm, R. C. Larsen, M. Jnsson, M. A. Sderlund, T. Hardon, H. F. Proschowsky
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Published Online: 6 January 2016
DOI 10.1111/age.12405
FTO gene variants are associated with growth and carcass traits in cattle
D. Jevsinek Skok, T. Kunej, M. Kovac, S. Malovrh, K. Potocnik, N. Petric, S. Zgur, P. Dovc, S. Horvat
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Published Online: 28 December 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12403
Sequence analysis of three canine adipokine genes revealed an association between TNF polymorphisms and obesity in Labrador dogs
M. Mankowska, M. Stachowiak, A. Graczyk, P. Ciazynska, M. Gogulski, W. Nizanski, M. Switonski
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Published Online: 22 December 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12390
Toward the most ideal case–control design with related and unrelated dogs in whole-exome sequencing studies
B.J.G. Broeckx, F. Coopman, G.E.C. Verhoeven, S. De Keulenaer, E. De Meester, V. Bavegems, P. Smets, B. Van Ryssen, F. Van Nieuwerburgh, D. Deforce
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Published Online: 22 December 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12400
Differential expression of genes in milk of dairy cattle during lactation
Jie Yang, Jicai Jiang, Xuan Liu, Haifei Wang, Gang Guo, Qin Zhang, Li Jiang
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Published Online: 22 December 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12394
Decomposing genomic variance using information from GWA, GWE and eQTL analysis
A. Ehsani, L. Janss, D. Pomp, P. Sørensen
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Published Online: 17 December 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12396
Development of genome-wide microsatellite resources in a commercially important mussel species (Mytilus chilensis)
Cristin Araneda, Ximena Noriega, Felipe Jilberto, Jorge Ruz, Coral Jara, Fabiola Lafarga, Mara Anglica Larran
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Published Online: 16 December 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12398
Genome-wide association study reveals regions associated with gestation length in two pig populations
A. M. Hidalgo, M. S. Lopes, B. Harlizius, J. W. M. Bastiaansen
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Published Online: 14 December 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12395
Rare phenotypes in domestic animals: unique resources for multiple applications
G. Leroy, B. Besbes, P. Boettcher, I. Hoffmann, A. Capitan, R. Baumung
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Published Online: 14 December 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12393
Twenty years of artificial directional selection have shaped the genome of the Italian Large White pig breed
G. Schiavo, G. Galimberti, D. G. Cal, A. B. Samor, F. Bertolini, V. Russo, M. Gallo, L. Buttazzoni, L. Fontanesi
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Published Online: 8 December 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12392
Identification and SNP association analysis of a novel gene in chicken
Xingxing Mei, Xiangtao Kang, Xiaojun Liu, Lijuan Jia, Hong Li, Zhuanjian Li, Ruirui Jiang
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Published Online: 8 December 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12387
Tropically adapted cattle of Africa: perspectives on potential role of copy number variations
M. D. Wang, K. Dzama, D. J. G. Rees, F. C. Muchadeyi
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Published Online: 8 December 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12391
Meta-analysis of genome-wide association from genomic prediction models
Y. L. Bernal Rubio, J. L. Gualdrn Duarte, R. O. Bates, C. W. Ernst, D. Nonneman, G. A. Rohrer, A. King, S. D. Shackelford, T. L. Wheeler, R. J. C. Cantet, J. P. Steibel
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Published Online: 26 November 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12378
Transcriptomic landscape for lymphocyte count variation in poly I:C-induced porcine peripheral blood
H. Wang, Y. Hou, J. Guo, H. Chen, X. Liu, Z. Wu, S. Zhao, M. Zhu
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Published Online: 26 November 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12379
Genome-wide RNA-Seq analysis of breast muscles of two broiler chicken groups differing in shear force
K. Pirkowska, K. Zukowski, J. Nowak, K. Poltowicz, K. Ropka-Molik, A. Gurgul
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Published Online: 22 November 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12388
Null alleles of microsatellites for Manila clam Ruditapes philippinarum
Stefania Chiesa, Livia Lucentini, Rosa Freitas, Francesco Nonnis Marzano, Claudio Ferrari, Laura Filonzi, Silvia Breda, Fabiola Minello, Etelvina Figueira, Emanuele Argese
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Published Online: 20 November 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12382
Reverse genetic screen for loss-of-function mutations uncovers a frameshifting deletion in the melanophilin gene accountable for a distinctive coat color in Belgian Blue cattle
Wanbo Li, Arnaud Sartelet, Nico Tamma, Wouter Coppieters, Michel Georges, Carole Charlier
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Published Online: 19 November 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12383
Identification and characterization of miRNAs in the ovaries of a highly prolific sheep breed
Xiaoju Hu, Kisun Pokharel, Jaana Peippo, Nasser Ghanem, Ismail Zhaboyev, Juha Kantanen, Meng-Hua Li
Abstract
Published Online: 19 November 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12385
Evidence for the effect of serotonin receptor 1A gene (HTR1A) polymorphism on tractability in Thoroughbred horses
Y. Hori, T. Tozaki, Y. Nambo, F. Sato, M. Ishimaru, M. Inoue-Murayama, K. Fujita
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Published Online: 19 November 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12384
The albinism of the feral Asinara white donkeys (Equus asinus) is determined by a missense mutation in a highly conserved position of the tyrosinase (TYR) gene deduced protein
V. J. Utzeri, F. Bertolini, A. Ribani, G. Schiavo, S. Dall'Olio, L. Fontanesi
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Published Online: 19 November 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12386
SNP genotypes of olfactory receptor genes associated with olfactory ability in German Shepherd dogs
M. Yang, G.-J. Geng, W. Zhang, L. Cui, H.-X. Zhang, J.-L. Zheng
Abstract
Published Online: 19 November 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12389
Variant in the RFWD3 gene associated with PATN1, a modifier of leopard complex spotting
H. M. Holl, S. A. Brooks, S. Archer, K. Brown, J. Malvick, M. C. T. Penedo, R. R. Bellone
Abstract
Published Online: 16 November 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12375
Inbreeding and purging at the genomic Level: the Chillingham cattle reveal extensive, non-random SNP heterozygosity
J. L. Williams, S. J.G. Hall, M. Del Corvo, K. T. Ballingall, L. Colli, P. Ajmone Marsan, F. Biscarini
Abstract
Published Online: 11 November 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12376
A regulatory gene network related to the porcine umami taste receptor (TAS1R1/TAS1R3)
J. M. Kim, D. Ren, A. Reverter, E. Roura
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Published Online: 11 November 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12374
PEG3 domain gene expression in maternal and foetal placenta in intrauterine growth restricted bovine foetuses
Shun Li, Hubert Pausch, Heli Venhoranta, Krzysztof Adamowicz, Magnus Andersson, Lech Zwierzchowski, Alexander Kind, Angelika Schnieke, Krzysztof Flisikowski
Abstract
Published Online: 5 November 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12373
Different gene expressions between cattle and yak provide insights into high-altitude adaptation
K. Wang, Y. Yang, L. Wang, T. Ma, H. Shang, L. Ding, J. Han, Q. Qiu
Abstract
Published Online: 5 November 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12377
The prion-related protein (testis-specific) gene (PRNT) is highly polymorphic in Portuguese sheep
P. Mesquita, V. Garcia, M. R. Marques, F. Santos Silva, M. C. Oliveira Sousa, I. Carolino, J. Pimenta, C. M. G. A. Fontes, A. E. M. Horta, J. A. M. Prates, R. M. Pereira
Abstract
Published Online: 5 November 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12380
High-density interspecific genetic linkage mapping provides insights into genomic incompatibility between channel catfish and blue catfish
S. Liu, Y. Li, Z. Qin, X. Geng, L. Bao, L. Kaltenboeck, H. Kucuktas, R. Dunham, Z. Liu
Abstract
Published Online: 4 November 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12372
Detection of genetic variants affecting cattle behaviour and their impact on milk production: a genome-wide association study
Juliane Friedrich, Bodo Brand, Siriluck Ponsuksili, Katharina L. Graunke, Jan Langbein, Jacqueline Knaust, Christa Khn, Manfred Schwerin
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Published Online: 30 October 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12371
A SNP in the porcine chemokine (C-X-C motif) ligand 10 gene is associated with blood hemoglobin concentration
Jing Huang, Ningying Xu, Jianzhi Pan
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Published Online: 26 October 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12345
Accuracy of genomic selection for age at puberty in a multi-breed population of tropically adapted beef cattle
M. M. Farah, A. A. Swan, M. R. S. Fortes, R. Fonseca, S. S. Moore, M. J. Kelly
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Published Online: 22 October 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12362
Genetic traceability of cattle using an OpenArray genotyping platform
Anna Pozzi, Cristina Previtali, Silvia Cenadelli, Luca Gandini, Andrea Galli, Graziella Bongioni
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Published Online: 1 October 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12359
A genome-wide association study reveals a quantitative trait locus for days open on chromosome 2 in Japanese Black cattle
Shinji Sasaki, Takayuki Ibi, Takatoshi Kojima, Yoshikazu Sugimoto
Abstract
Published Online: 16 September 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12360
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
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Published Online: 13 September 2015
DOI 10.1111/age.12346
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