Convergent genomic signatures of domestication in sheep and goats

  title={Convergent genomic signatures of domestication in sheep and goats},
  author={Florian J. Alberto and F. Boyer and P. Orozco-terWengel and I. Streeter and B. Servin and P. de Villemereuil and B. Benjelloun and P. Librado and F. Biscarini and L. Colli and Mario Barbato and W. Zamani and Adriana Alberti and S. Engelen and A. Stella and S. Joost and P. Ajmone-Marsan and R. Negrini and L. Orlando and H. Rezaei and S. Naderi and L. Clarke and P. Flicek and P. Wincker and {\'E}. Coissac and J. Kijas and G. Tosser-Klopp and A. Chikhi and M. Bruford and P. Taberlet and F. Pompanon},
  journal={Nature Communications},
  • Florian J. Alberto, F. Boyer, +28 authors F. Pompanon
  • Published 2018
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature Communications
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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