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Genome-wide scan reveals genetic divergence and diverse adaptive selection in Chinese local cattle
BackgroundUnderstanding the population structure and genetic bases of well-adapted cattle breeds to local environments is one of the most essential tasks to develop appropriate genetic improvementExpand
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Corticosterone tissue-specific response in Sprague Dawley rats under acute heat stress.
Our study evaluated the physiological responses to acute heat stress in rats via body temperature and tissue corticosterone levels, and investigated the relative tissue response to heat stress basedExpand
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Genome wide association study and genomic prediction for fatty acid composition in Chinese Simmental beef cattle using high density SNP array
BackgroundFatty acid composition of muscle is an important trait contributing to meat quality. Recently, genome-wide association study (GWAS) has been extensively used to explore the molecularExpand
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Fast genomic prediction of breeding values using parallel Markov chain Monte Carlo with convergence diagnosis
  • P. Guo, B. Zhu, +12 authors J. Li
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • BMC Bioinformatics
  • 3 January 2018
TLDR
Automatically tunable burn-in multiple-chain MCMC provides an accurate and cost-effective tool for high-performance computing of Bayesian genomic prediction models, and this algorithm is generally applicable to high- performance computing of any complex Bayesian statistical model. Expand
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Genomic Prediction and Association Analysis with Models Including Dominance Effects for Important Traits in Chinese Simmental Beef Cattle
  • Y. Liu, Lei Xu, +8 authors J. Li
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Animals : an open access journal from MDPI
  • 1 December 2019
Simple Summary Dominance effects play important roles in determining genetic changes with regard to complex traits. We conducted genomic predictions and genome-wide association studies in order toExpand
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Evaluation of Linkage Disequilibrium, Effective Population Size and Haplotype Block Structure in Chinese Cattle
  • L. Xu, B. Zhu, +9 authors J. Li
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Animals : an open access journal from MDPI
  • 1 March 2019
Simple Summary Evaluation of the population structure and linkage disequilibrium can offer important insights to fully understand the genetic diversity and population history of cattle, which canExpand
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Polymorphisms in Epigenetic and Meat Quality Related Genes in Fourteen Cattle Breeds and Association with Beef Quality and Carcass Traits
  • X. Liu, T. Usman, +17 authors Y. Yu
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Asian-Australasian journal of animal sciences
  • 4 February 2015
Improvement for carcass traits related to beef quality is the key concern in beef production. Recent reports found that epigenetics mediates the interaction of individuals with environment andExpand
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PCA-Based Multiple-Trait GWAS Analysis: A Powerful Model for Exploring Pleiotropy
Simple Summary In biological processes, it is common that a single gene controls two or more traits, leading to a high genetically correlation between many traits in human beings and livestock.Expand
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Genome-Wide Assessment of Runs of Homozygosity in Chinese Wagyu Beef Cattle
Simple Summary Runs of homozygosity (ROH) are continuous homozygous regions that generally exist in the DNA sequence of diploid organisms. Identifications of ROH leading to reduction in performanceExpand
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Genome-Wide Scan Identifies Selection Signatures in Chinese Wagyu Cattle Using a High-Density SNP Array
  • Zezhao Wang, H. Ma, +10 authors J. Li
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Animals : an open access journal from MDPI
  • 30 May 2019
Simple Summary Analysis of the genomic regions under consideration can provide important insights into the genetic basis of complex traits. In this study, we utilized a high-density SNP (SingleExpand
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