Colours of domestication

@article{Cieslak2011ColoursOD,
  title={Colours of domestication},
  author={Michael Cieslak and Monika Reissmann and Michael Hofreiter and Arne Ludwig},
  journal={Biological Reviews},
  year={2011},
  volume={86}
}
During the last decade, coat colouration in mammals has been investigated in numerous studies. Most of these studies addressing the genetics of coat colouration were on domesticated animals. In contrast to their wild ancestors, domesticated species are often characterized by a huge allelic variability of coat‐colour‐associated genes. This variability results from artificial selection accepting negative pleiotropic effects linked with certain coat‐colour variants. Recent studies demonstrate that… 
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