Convergent genomic signatures of domestication in sheep and goats

@article{Alberto2018ConvergentGS,
  title={Convergent genomic signatures of domestication in sheep and goats},
  author={Florian J. Alberto and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Boyer and Pablo Orozco-terWengel and Ian Streeter and Bertrand Servin and Pierre de Villemereuil and Badr Benjelloun and Pablo Librado and Filippo Biscarini and Licia Colli and Mario Barbato and Wahid Zamani and Adriana Alberti and St{\'e}fan Engelen and Alessandra Stella and St{\'e}phane Joost and Paolo Ajmone-Marsan and Riccardo Negrini and Ludovic Orlando and Hamid Reza Rezaei and Saeid Naderi and Laura Clarke and Paul Flicek and Patrick Wincker and Eric Coissac and James Kijas and Gwenola Tosser-Klopp and Abdelkader Chikhi and Michael William Bruford and Pierre Taberlet and François Pompanon},
  journal={Nature Communications},
  year={2018},
  volume={9}
}
The evolutionary basis of domestication has been a longstanding question and its genetic architecture is becoming more tractable as more domestic species become genome-enabled. Before becoming established worldwide, sheep and goats were domesticated in the fertile crescent 10,500 years before present (YBP) where their wild relatives remain. Here we sequence the genomes of wild Asiatic mouflon and Bezoar ibex in the sheep and goat domestication center and compare their genomes with that of… 
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