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By Michael D. MacNeil, James M. Reecy (auth.), Noelle E. Cockett, Chittaranjan Kole (eds.)

Genomics examine on animals has generated large databases and several other new innovations and methods, that are used to explain beginning, evolution and phylogeny of species. Genetic and actual maps of genomes provide info on chromosomal place, functionality, expression and law of genes. The sequence Genome Mapping and Genomics in Animals offers complete and updated experiences on genomic study on chosen animal structures contributed through best scientists from round the world.

This quantity bargains details on gene mapping and genomics study in domesticated and farmed animals together with livestock, water buffalo, sheep, deer, fowl, turkeys, rabbits, canines and pigs. whereas the genome maps for a few species are very constrained, complete genome sequences can be found for livestock, chickens and canines. Genomic examine contributes to the identity of genetic areas that keep an eye on the performance and wellbeing and fitness of animals. numerous farmed species also are used as types for biomedical studies.

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This breed has not been crossed with other breeds since its introduction from North Africa (Egypt) or central Europe during the fifth to seventh century AD (Kierstein et al. 2004), unlike other neighbouring Mediterranean countries where crosses are performed, primarily with the Indian Murrah breed. 345 million river buffalo in South America, with 3 million found in Brazil alone (Loures 2001). Because buffalo were imported into South America from India and Mediterranean countries, as well as Australia and the Philippines where swamp buffalo are found, hybrids between river and swamp buffalo (the Carrabao buffalo) exist in many South American countries.

1996) and Gallagher et al. (1999) b Homologous NOCs (in bold) are aligned among the four species two homologous NOCs were common to river buffalo and cattle (BBU6 and BBU24, homologous to BTA3 and BTA25, respectively), as well as to river buffalo and goat/sheep (BBU4p and BBU6, homologous to CHI3 and CHI28, respectively, and to OAR1p and OAR25, respectively). These four bovids share only one NOC (BBU6, BTA3, CHI3, and OAR1p), while goat and sheep share the same NOC, confirming their evolutionary proximity.

Buff News l 16:1–7 Cockrill WR (1981) The water buffalo: a review. , 2n = 50). Report of the Committee for the Standardization of Banded Karyotypes of the River Buffalo (Iannuzzi L, coordinator). Cytogenet Cell Genet 67:02–113 Dhanda OP (2004) Developments in water buffalo in Asia and Oceania. Proc 7th World Buffalo Congress, Manila, The Philippines, October 20–23. 1:17–27 de Gortari MG, Freking BA, Cuthbertson RP, Kappes SM, Keele JW, Stone RT, Leymaster KA, Dodds KG, Crawford AM, Beattie CW (1998) A second-generation linkage map of the sheep genome.

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