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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Achievements of Research in the Field of Molecular Genetics

Authors
item Casas, Eduardo
item Nonneman, Danny

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: March 3, 2005
Publication Date: October 2, 2005
Citation: Casas, E., Nonneman, D.J. 2005. Achievements of research in the field of molecular genetics. In: Rosati, A. Tewolde, A., Mosconi, C., editors. WAAP Book of the Year 2005. Wageningen, The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers. p. 49-58.

Interpretive Summary: The World Association of Animal Production publishes the 'Book of the Year', in which it summarizes the achievements in the area of animal production. The present chapter comprises the achievements of research in the field of molecular genetics. The chapter describes details in the sequencing projects for poultry, cattle, and pigs. It gives a detailed account of the current status of the genetic maps currently available for different domestic species, including fish. It gives a broad account of the detection of genomic regions where genes that influence traits of economical importance reside in dairy and beef cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs, fish, and horses.

Technical Abstract: The World Association of Animal Production publishes the 'Book of the Year', in which it summarizes the achievements in the area of animal production. The present chapter comprises the achievements of research in the field of molecular genetics. The chapter describes details in the sequencing projects for poultry, cattle, and pigs. It gives a detailed account of the current status of the genetic maps currently available for different domestic species, including fish. It gives a broad account of the detection of genomic regions where genes that influence traits of economical importance reside in dairy and beef cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs, fish, and horses.

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