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Genome-Wide Analysis of the World’s Sheep Breeds Reveals High Levels of Historic Mixture and Strong Recent Selection

TitleGenome-Wide Analysis of the World’s Sheep Breeds Reveals High Levels of Historic Mixture and Strong Recent Selection
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsKijas, JW, Lenstra, JA, Hayes, B, Boitard, S, Neto, LRPorto, San Cristobal, M, Servin, B, McCulloch, R, Whan, V, Gietzen, K, Paiva, S, Barendse, W, Ciani, E, Raadsma, H, McEwan, J, Dalrymple, BP, Consortium, othermembers of
JournalPLoS Biol
Volume10
Paginatione1001258
Date Published02
Abstract

Genomic structure in a global collection of domesticated sheep reveals a history of artificial selection for horn loss and traits relating to pigmentation, reproduction, and body size.

URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1371%2Fjournal.pbio.1001258
DOI10.1371/journal.pbio.1001258