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A genome-wide association study for canine cryptorchidism in Siberian

  title={A genome-wide association study for canine cryptorchidism in Siberian},
  author={X. Zhao and Suneel Kumar Onteru and Mahdi Saatchi and D.J. Garrick and Max F. Rothschild},
Cryptorchidism is a condition whereby one or both testes fail to descend into the scrotal sac. Here, we performed a genome-wide association study (GWAS) with both a case–control analysis using the GEMMA software accounting for population structure and a BayesB approach in the GenSel software applied to every 1 Mb window of SNPs or haplotypes. The haplotypes were constructed from a genealogical tree using the population of 204 Siberian Huskies. The BayesB analyses identified six putative genomic… 

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