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Genetics & Breeding Unit Publications:

 

2011:

Casas, E., M. D. Garcia, J. Wells, and T. P. Smith.  2011.  Association of single nucleotide polymorphisms in the ANKRA2 and RP105 genes with bovine respiratory disease and presence of mycobacterium avium subsp. Paratuberculosis.  Anim. Genet. (Submitted 07/26/2010; Accepted 11/16/2010).  DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2011.02189.

 

Casas, E., R. M. Thallman, and L. V. Cundiff.  2011.  Birth and weaning traits in crossbred cattle from Hereford, Angus, Brahman, Boran, Tuli, and Belgian Blue sires.  J. Anim. Sci. 89:979-987.

 

Durso, L. M., G. P. Harhay, J. L. Bono, and T. P. Smith.  2011.  Virulence-associated and antibiotic resistance genes of microbial populations in cattle feces analyzed using a metagenomic approach.  J. Microbiological Methods 84:278-282.

 

Durso, L. M., G. P. Harhay, T. P. Smith, J. L. Bono, T. Z. Desantis, and M. L. Clawson.  2011.  Bacterial community analysis of beef feedlots reveals that pen surface is distinct from feces.  Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 8(5):647-649. Available: DOI: 10.1089/fpd.2010.0774.

 

Freetly, H. C., L. A. Kuehn, and L. V. Cundiff.  2011.  Growth curves of crossbred cows sired by Hereford, Angus, Belgian Blue, Brahman, Boran, and Tuli bulls, and the fraction of mature weight and weight at puberty.  J. Anim. Sci. 89:2373-2379.

 

King, D. A., S. D. Shackelford, T. G. McDaneld, L. A. Kuehn, C. M. Kemp, T. P. Smith, T. L. Wheeler, and M. Koohmaraie. 2011. Effects of genetic markers in cattle receiving differing implant protocols. J. Anim. Sci. 88:1160-1167.

 

Kuehn, L. A., J. W. Keele, G. L. Bennett, T. G. McDaneld, T. P. Smith, W. M. Snelling, T. S. Sonstegard, and R. M. Thallman.  2011.  Predicting breed composition using breed frequencies of 50,000 markers from the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center 2,000 bull project.  J. Anim. Sci. 89:1742-1750.

 

Neibergs, H., R. Zanella, E. Casas, G. D. Snowder, J. Wenz, J. S. Neibergs, and D. Moore.  2011.  Loci on Bos taurus chromosome 2 and Bos taurus chromosome 26 are linked with bovine respiratory disease and associated with persistent infection of bovine viral diarrhea virus.  J. Anim. Sci. 89:907-915.

 

Nonneman, D. J., A. Lindholm-Perry, S. Shackelford, D. A. King, T. L. Wheeler, G. A. Rohrer, C. D. Bierman, J. F. Schneider, R. K. Miller, H. Zerby and S. J. Moeller.  2011.  Predictive markers in calpastatin for tenderness in commercial pig populations.  J. Anim. Sci. 89:2663-2672.

 

Rempel, L. A., B. A. Freking, J. R. Miles, D. J. Nonneman, G. A. Rohrer, J. F. Schneider, and J. L. Vallet.  2011. Association of porcine heparanase and hyaluronidase 1 and 2 with reproductive and production traits in a Landrace-Duroc-Yorkshire population.  Frontiers in Livestock Genomics. 2:20.

 

Schneider, J. F., L. A. Rempel, G. A. Rohrer, and T. M. Brown-Brandl.  2011.  Genetic parameter estimates among scale activity score and farrowing disposition with reproductive traits in swine.  J. Anim. Sci. 89:3514-3421.

 

Snelling, W. M., M. F. Allan, J. W. Keele, L. A. Kuehn, R. M. Thallman, G. L. Bennett, C. L. Ferrell, T. G. Jenkins, H. C. Freetly, M. K. Nielsen, and K. M. Rolfe.  2011.  Partial-genome evaluation of postweaning feed intake and efficiency of crossbred beef cattle.  J. Anim. Sci. 89:1731-1741.

 

2010:

Casas, E., R. M. Thallman, L. A. Kuehn , and L. V. Cundiff.   2010. Postweaning growth and carcass traits in crossbred cattle from Hereford, Angus, Brangus, Beefmaster, Bonsmara, and Romosinuano maternal grandsires.    J. Anim. Sci. 88:102-108.

 

Garcia, M. D., R. M. Thallman , T. L. Wheeler, S. D. Shackelford, and E. Casas.   2010.   Effect of bovine respiratory disease and overall pathogenic disease incidence on carcass traits.   J. Anim. Sci. 88:491-496.

 

Hsu, W. L., R. K. Johnson, and L. D. Van Vleck.   2010.   Effect of penmates on growth, backfat depth and longissimus muscle area of swine.   J. Anim. Sci. 88:895-902.

 

King, D. A., S. D. Shackelford, L. A. Kuehn, C. M. Kemp, A. B. Rodriguez, R. M. Thallman, and T. L. Wheeler. 2010.   Contribution of genetic influences to animal-to-animal variation in myoglobin content and beef lean color stability.   J. Anim. Sci. 88:1160-1167.

 

Snelling, W. M. , M. F. Allan, J. W. Keele, L. A. Kuehn, T. G. McDaneld, T. P. Smith, R. M. Thallman, and G. L. Bennett.   2010. Genome-wide association study of growth in crossbred cattle.   J. Anim. Sci. 88:837-848.

 

2009: 

Includes authors: G. L. Bennett, J. W. Keele, T. P. L. Smith, W. M. Snelling, and R. T. Stone.  The Bovine Genome Sequencing and Analysis Consortium.  2009.  The genome sequence of Taurine cattle: A window to ruminant biology and evolution.  Science 324:522-528.

 

Alexander, L. J., L. A. Kuehn, T. P. L. Smith, L. K. Matukumalli, B. Mote, J. E. Koltes, J. Reecy, T. W. Geary, D. C. Rule and M. D. MacNeil.  2009.  A Limousin specific myostatin allele affects longissimus muscle area and fatty acid profiles in a Wagyu-Limousin F2 population.  J. Anim. Sci. 87:1576-1581.

 

Allan, M. F., L. A. Kuehn, R. A. Cushman, W. M. Snelling, S. E. Echternkamp, and R. M. Thallman.  2009.  Confirmation of quantitative trait loci using a low density single nucleotide polymorphism map for twinning and ovulation rate on bovine chromosome 5.   J. Anim. Sci. 87:46-56.

 

Casas, E., J. J. Ford, and G. A. Rohrer.  Quantitative genomics of male reproduction.  Book Chapter in:   Reproductive Genomics in Domestic Animals, Blackwell Publishing (Submitted 08/08/2008).

 

Chen, C. Y., R. K. Johnson, S. Newman, S. D. Kachman, and L. D. Van Vleck.  2009.  Effects of social interactions on empirical responses to selection for average daily gain of boars.  J. Anim Sci. 87:844-849.

 

Clawson, M. L., J. E. Keen, T. P. Smith, L. M. Durso, T. G. McDaneld, R. E. Mandrell, M. A. Davis, and J. L. Bono.  2009.  Phylogenetic classification of Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolates of human and bovine origin using a novel set of nucleotide polymorphisms.   Genome Biol. 10:R56.

 

Cushman, R. A., M. F. Allan, and L. A. Kuehn.  2009.  Achievements of research in reproduction sciences.   In: Rosati, A., Tewolde, A., Mosconi, C., Eds.   World Association for Animal Production (WAAP) Book of the Year for 2007. Wageningen Academic Publishers, The Netherlands. Pp. 59-65.

 

Cushman, R., M. F. Allan, L. A. Kuehn, W. M. Snelling, A. S. Cupp and H. C. Freetly.  2009.  Evaluation of antral follicle count and ovarian morphology in crossbred beef cows:   Investigation of influence of stage of the estrous cycle, age, and birth weight.  J. Anim. Sci. 87:1971-1980.

 

Kuehn, L. A ., D. J. Nonneman, J. M. Klindt and T. H. Wise.  2009.  Genetic relationships of body composition, serum leptin, and age at puberty in gilts.  J. Anim. Sci. 87:477-483.

 

McDaneld, T. G.  2009.  MicroRNA: Mechanism of gene regulation and application to livestock.   J. Anim. Sci. 87(E. Suppl.):E21-E28.

 

McDaneld, T. G., T. P. Smith, M. E. Doumit, J. R. Miles, L. L. Coutinho, T. S. Sonstegard, L. K. Matukumalli, D. J. Nonneman, and R. T. Wiedmann.  2009.  MicroRNA transcriptome profiles during swine skeletal muscle development.  BMC Genomics 10:77 (11 pp).

 

Ratnakumar, A., W. Barris, S. McWilliam, R. Brauning, J. C. McEwan, W. M. Snelling, and B. P. Dalrymple.  2009.  A multiway analysis for identifying high integrity bovine BACs.  BMC Genomics 10:46 (13 pp).

 

Vallet, J. L., D. J. Nonneman, and L. A. Kuehn.  2009.  Quantitative genomics of female reproduction.   Book Chapter in: Reproductive Genomics in Domestic Animals, Blackwell Publishing, Ames, IA.   (Submitted 05/01/08).

 

2008:

Bennett, G. L.  2008.  Experimental selection for calving ease and postnatal growth in seven cattle populations.  I. Changes in estimated breeding values.  J. Anim. Sci. 86:2093-2102.

 

Bennett, G. L., R. M. Thallman, W. M. Snelling, and L. A. Kuehn.  2008.  Experimental selection for calving ease and postnatal growth in seven cattle populations.   II. Phenotypic differences.   J. Anim. Sci. 86:2103-2114.

 

Campbell, E. M., D. J. Nonneman, L. A. Kuehn, and G. A. Rohrer.  2008.  Characterization of genetic variation in an alpha-mannosidase and association with ovulation rate in a Meishan-cross resource population.  Anim. Genet. 39:515-519.

 

Casas, E. and G. D. Snowder.  2008    A putative quantitative trait locus on chromosome 20 associated with bovine pathogenic disease incidence.  J. Anim. Sci. 86:2455-2460.

 

Chen, C. Y., S. D. Kachman, R. K. Johnson, S. Newman, and L. D. Van Vleck.  2008.  Estimation of genetic parameters for average daily gain using models with competition effects.  J. Anim. Sci. 86:2525-2530.

 

Clawson, M. L., M. P. Heaton, J. W. Keele, T. P. Smith, G. P. Harhay, J. Richt, and W. W. Laegreid.  2008.  A sequencing strategy for identifying variation throughout the prion gene of BSE-affected cattle.   BMC Research Notes 1:32 (7 pp).

 

Clawson, M. L., J. A. Richt, T. Baron, A.-G. Biacabe, S. Czub, M. P. Heaton, T. P. L. Smith, and W. W. Laegreid.  2008.  Association of a Bovine Prion Gene Haplotype with Atypical BSE.  PLoS ONE 3(3):e1830 (5 pp).

 

Cushman, R. A., M. F. Allan, and L. A. Kuehn.  2008.  Characterization of biological types of cattle:   Indicator traits of fertility in beef cows.   Brazilian J. Anim. Sci. 37(Special Suppl.):116-121.

 

Germerodt, M., C. Beuermann, G. A. Rohrer, W. M. Snelling, B. Brenig, and C. Knorr. 2008. Characterization and linkage mapping of 15 porcine STS markers to fine-map chromosomal regions associated with hernia inguinalis/scrotalis.   Anim. Genet. 39:671-672.

 

Heaton, M. P., J. W. Keele, G. P. Harhay, J. A. Richt, M. Koohmaraie, T. L. Wheeler, S. D. Shackelford, E. Casas, D. A. King, T. S. Sonstegard, C. P. Van Tassell, H. L. Neibergs, C. C. Chase, Jr., T. S. Kalbfleisch, T. P. L. Smith, M. L. Clawson, and W. W. Laegreid.  2008.  Prevalence of the prion gene E211K variant in U.S. cattle.  BMC Vet. Res. 4:25 (11 pp).

Holl, J. W. , G. A. Rohrer, S. D. Shackelford, T. L. Wheeler, and M. Koohmaraie.  2008.  Estimates of genetic parameters for kyphosis in two crossbred swine populations.   J. Anim. Sci. 86:1765-1769.

LaRue, R. S., S. R. Jonsson, K. A. Silverstein, M. Lajoie, D. Bertrand, N. El-Mabrouk, I.  Hotzel, V. Andresdottir, T. P. L. Smith, and R. Harris.  2008.  The artiodactyl APOBEC3 innate immune repertoire shows evidence for a multi¬functional domain organization that existed in the ancestor of placental mammals.  BMC Molecular Biology 9:104 (20 pp).

Miller, L. C., G. P. Harhay, K. M. Lager, T. P. Smith, and J. D. Neill.  2008.  Effect of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus on porcine alveolar macrophage function as determined using serial analysis of gene expression (SAGE).  Developments in Biologicals 132:169-174.

Sassenrath, G. F., P. Heilman, E. Luschei, G. L. Bennett, G. Fitzgerald, P. H. Klesius, W. Tracy, J. R. Williford, and P. V. Zimba.  2008.  Technology, complexity and change in agricultural production systems.   Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems  23:285-295.

 

Snowder, G. D.   2008.   Genetic improvement of overall reproductive success in sheep:   A review.   Archivos Latinoamericanos De Produccion Animal  16:32-40.

Thallman, R. M., L. A. Kuehn , M. F. Allan, G. L. Bennett, and M. Koohmaraie.  2008.  Opportunities for collaborative phenotyping for disease resistance traits in a large beef cattle resource population.   Developments in Biologicals  132:327-330.

Tshipuliso, N. O. M., L. J. Alexander, T. W. Geary, W. M. Snelling, D. C. Rule, J. E. Koltes, B. E. Mote, and M. D. MacNeil.  2008.  Mapping quantitative trait loci for fatty acid composition that segregate between Wagyu and Limousin.  South African J. Anim. Sci. 38:126-130.

Van Tassell, C. P., T. P. L. Smith, L. K. Matukumalli, J. F. Taylor, R. D. Schnabel, C.  Taylor Lawley, C. D. Haudenschild, S. S. Moore, W. C. Warren, and T. S. Sonstegard.  2008.  SNP discovery and allele frequency estimation by deep sequencing of reduced representation libraries. Nature Methods  5:247-252.

Wiedmann, R. T., T. P. Smith, and D. J. Nonneman.  2008.  SNP discovery in swine by reduced representation and high throughput pyrosequencing.  Biomed Central (BMC) Genetics 9:81 (7 pp).

2007:

Alexander, L. J., T. W. Geary, W. M. Snelling, and M. D. MacNeil.  2007.  Quantitative trait loci with additive effect on growth and carcass traits in a Wagyu-Limousin F2 population.  Anim. Genet. 38:413-416.

 

Alexander, L. J., B. Juneja, D. Shiroma, D. J. Nonneman, W. M. Snelling, and S. C. Fahrenkrug.  2007.  Comparative and physical mapping of 112 previously reported and 105 new porcine microsatellites.   Anim. Genet. 38:584-594.

 

Alexander, L. J., M. D. MacNeil, T. W. Geary, W. M. Snelling, D. C. Rule, and J. A. Scanga.  2007.  Quantitative trait loci with additive effect on palatability and fatty acid composition of meat in a Wagyu-Limousin F2 population.   Anim. Genet. 38:506-513.

 

Allan, M. F., R. M. Thallman, R. A. Cushman, S. E. Echternkamp, S. N. White, L. A. Kuehn, E. Casas, and T. P. L. Smith.  2007.  Association of a single nucleotide polymorphism in SPP1 with growth traits and twinning in a cattle population selected for twinning rate.   J. Anim. Sci. 85:341-347.

 

Al-Seaf, A., J. F. Keown, and L. D. Van Vleck.  2007.  Estimates of correlations among yield traits and somatic cell score with different models to adjust for bovine somatotropin effects on dairy cows.  Genet. & Molec. Res. 6(1):67-78.

 

Al-Seaf, A., J. F. Keown, and L. D. Van Vleck.  2007.  Genetic parameters for yield traits of cows treated or not treated with bovine somatotropin.  J. Dairy Sci. 90:501-506.

 

Al-Seaf, A., J. F. Keown, and L. D. Van Vleck.  2007.  Impact of bovine somatotropin on ranking for genetic value of dairy sires for milk yield traits and somatic cell score.  Genet. & Molec. Res. 6(1):79-93.

 

Arnaud, F., M. Caporale, M. Varela, R. Biek, A. Alberti, M. Golder, M. Mura, B. Chessa, Y.-P. Zhang, L. Yu, J. C. De Martini, K. A. Leymaster, T. E. Spencer, and M. Palmarini.  2007.  A paradigm for virus-host coevolution:   Sequential counter-adaptations between endogenous and exogenous retroviruses   PLoS Pathogens 3(11):e170.  

 

Casas, E., D. D. Lunstra, L. V. Cundiff, and J. J. Ford.  2007.  Growth and pubertal development of F1  bulls from Hereford, Angus, Norwegian Red, Swedish Red and White, Friesian, and Wagyu sires.  J. Anim. Sci. 85:2904-2909.

Casas, E. , S. N. White, S. D. Shackelford, T. L. Wheeler, M. Koohmaraie, G. L. Bennett,and T. P. L. Smith.  2007.  Assessing association of single nucleotide polymorphisms at the thyroglobulin gene with carcass traits in beef cattle.  J. Anim. Sci. 85:2807-2814.

Chen, C. Y., R. K. Johnson, S. Newman, and L. D. Van Vleck.  2007.  A general review of competition genetic effects with an emphasis on swine breeding.  Genet. & Mol. Res. 6(3):594-606.

Coutinho, L. L., L. K. Matukumalli, T. S. Sonstegard, C. P. Van Tassell, L. C. Gasbarre, A. V. Capuco, and T. P. Smith.  2007.  Discovery and profiling of bovine microRNAs from immune-related and embryonic tissues.  Physiol. Genom. 29:35-43.

 

Cushman, R. A., M. F. Allan, R. M. Thallman, and L. V. Cundiff.  2007.  Characterization of biological types of cattle (Cycle VII):   Influence of postpartum interval and estrous cycle length on fertility.  J. Anim. Sci. 85:2156-2162.

Degroot, B. J., J. F. Keown, L. D. Van Vleck, and S. D. Kachman.   2007.   Estimates of genetic parameters for Holstein cows for test-day yield traits with a random regression cubic spline model.   Genet. & Molec. Res. 6(2):334-344.

Echternkamp, S. E., R. A. Cushman, M. F. Allan, R. M. Thallman, and K. E. Gregory.  2007.  Effects of ovulation rate and fetal number on fertility in twin-producing cattle.  J. Anim. Sci. 85:3228-3238.

Echternkamp, S. E., R. M. Thallman, R. A. Cushman, M. F. Allan, and K. E. Gregory.  2007.  Increased calf production in cattle selected for twin ovulations.  J. Anim. Sci. 85:3239-3248.

Freking, B. A., K. A. Leymaster, J. L. Vallet, and R. K. Christenson.  2007.  Number of fetuses and conceptus growth throughout gestation in lines of pigs selected for either ovulation rate or uterine capacity.  J. Anim. Sci. 85:2093-2103.

Kachman, S. D., and L. D. Van Vleck.  2007.  Technical Note:   Calculation of standard errors of estimates of genetic parameters with the multiple-trait derivative-free restricted maximal likelihood programs.   J. Anim. Sci. 85:2375-2381.

Kuehn, L. A. , G. A. Rohrer, D. J. Nonneman, R. M. Thallman, and K. A. Leymaster.  2007.  Detection of single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with ultrasonic backfat depth in a segregating Meishan x White Composite population.  J. Anim. Sci. 85:1111-1119.

Snelling, W. M. , R. Chiu, J. E. Schein, M. Hobbs, C. A. Abbey, D. L. Adelson, G. L. Bennett, I. E. Bosdet, M. Boussaha, R. Brauning, A. R. Caetano, M. M. Costa, A. M. Crawford, B. P. Dalrymple, A. Eggen, A. Everts-Van Der Wind, S. Floriot, M. Gautier, C. A. Gill, R. D. Green, R. Holt, S. J. Jones, S. M. Kappes, J. W. Keele, P. J. De Jong, D. M. Larkin, H. A. Lewin, J. C. McEwan, S. McKay, S. McWilliam, M. A. Marra, C. A. Mathewson, L. K. Matukumalli, S. S. Moore, B. Murdoch, F. Nicholas, K. Osoegawa, A. Roy, H. Salih, L. Schibler, R. Schnabel, L. Silveri, L. C. Skow, T. P. Smith, T. S. Sonstegard, J. Taylor, R. Tellam, C. P. Van Tassell, J. L. Williams, J. E. Womack, N. H. Wye, G. Yang, and S. Zhao.  2007.  A physical map of the bovine genome.  Genome Biol. 8:R165 (17 pp).

Snowder, G. D. , L. D. Van Vleck, L. V. Cundiff, G. L. Bennett, M. Koohmaraie, M. E. Dikeman.  2007.  Bovine respiratory disease in feedlot cattle:    Phenotypic, environmental, and genetic correlations with growth, carcass, and longissimus muscle palatability traits.  J. Anim. Sci. 85:1885-1892.

Van Eenennaam, A. L., J. Li, R. M. Thallman, R. L. Quaas, M. E. Dikeman, C. A. Gill, D. E. Franke, and M. G. Thomas.  2007.  Validation of commercial DNA tests for quantitative beef quality traits.   J. Anim. Sci. 85:891-900.

Van Vleck, L. D .  2007.  Technical Note:   Computing numerator relationships between any pair of animals.   Genet. & Molec. Res. 6(3):685-690.

Van Vleck, L. D. , L. V. Cundiff, and R. M. Koch.  2007.  Effect of competition on gain in feedlot bulls from Hereford selection lines.  J. Anim. Sci. 85:1625-1633.

 

Van Vleck, L. D. , L. V. Cundiff, T. L. Wheeler, S. D. Shackelford, and M. Koohmaraie.  2007.  Across-breed adjustment factors for expected progeny differences for carcass traits.  J. Anim. Sci. 85:1369-1376.

 

White, S. N., E. Casas, M. F. Allan, J. W. Keele, T. L. Wheeler, S. D. Shackelford, M. Koohmaraie, and T. P. L. Smith.  2007.  Evaluation in beef cattle of six DNA markers developed for dairy traits reveals an osteopontin polymorphism is associated with post-weaning growth.  J. Anim. Sci. 85:1-10.

 

Zhang, Z., R. J. Todhunter, E. S. Buckler, and L. D. Van Vleck.  2007.  Technical note:   Use of marker-based relationships with multiple-trait derivative-free restricted maximal likelihood.  J. Anim. Sci. 85:881-885.

2006: 

Casas, E.  2006.  Application of genomics to identify genes influencing economically important traits in livestock.  Arch. Latinoam. Prod. Anim. 14(1):24-31.

 

Casas, E. and L. V. Cundiff.  2006.  Postweaning growth and carcass traits in crossbred cattle from Hereford, Angus, Norwegian Red, Swedish Red and White, Friesian, and Wagyu maternal grandsires.  J. Anim. Sci. 84:305-310.

 

Casas, E. and R. T. Stone.  2006.  Putative quantitative trait loci associated with the probability of contracting infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis.  J. Anim. Sci. 84:3180-3184.

 

Casas, E. , S. N. White, T. L. Wheeler, S. D. Shackelford, M. Koohmaraie, D. G. Riley, C. C. Chase, Jr., D. D. Johnson, and T. P. L. Smith.  2006.  Effects of calpastatin and μ- calpain markers in beef cattle on tenderness traits.  J. Anim. Sci. 84:520-525.

 

Clawson, M. L., M. P. Heaton, J. W. Keele, T. P. Smith, G. P. Harhay, and W. W. Laegreid.  2006.  Prion gene haplotypes of U.S. cattle.  BMC Genetics 7:51 (12 pp).

 

Freking, B. A., and K. A. Leymaster2006. Evaluation of the ovine callipyge locus: IV. Genotypic effects on reproductive traits.  J. Anim. Sci. 84:311-316.

 

Isler, B. J., B. A. Freking, R. M. Thallman, M. A. Heaton, and K. A. Leymaster.  2006.  Evaluation of associations between prior haplotypes and growth, carcass, and meat quality traits in a Dorset × Romanov sheep population.  J. Anim. Sci. 84:783-788.

 

Hanford, K. J., L. D. Van Vleck, and G. D. Snowder.  2006.  Estimates of genetic parameters and genetic trend for reproduction, weight, and wool characteristics of Polypay sheep.  Livest. Sci. 102:72-82.

 

Jann, O. C., J. Aerts, M. Jones, N. Hastings, A. Law, S. McKay, E. Marques, A. Prasad, J. Yu, S. S. Moore, S. Floriot, M. F. Mahe, A. Eggen, L. Silveri, R. Negrini, E. Milanesi, P. Ajmone-Marsan, A. Valentini, C. Marchitelli, M. Savarese, M. Janitz, R. Herwig, S. Hennig, C. Gorni, E. E. Connor, T. S. Sonstegard, T. P. Smith, C. Drogemuller, and J. Willliams.  2006.  A second generation radiation hybrid map to aid the assembly of the bovine genome sequence.  BMC Genomics 7:283 (15 pp).

 

Klindt, J., R. M. Thallman, and T. Wise.  2006.  Effects of sire line, sire, and sex on plasma urea nitrogen, body weight, and backfat thickness in offspring of Duroc and Landrace boars.  J. Anim. Sci. 84:1323-1330.

 

Murphy, S. K., C. M. Nolan, Z. Huang, K. S. Kucera, B. A. Freking, T. P. L. Smith, K. A. Leymaster,  J. R. Weidman, and R. L. Jirtle.  2006.  The callipyge mutation affects gene expression in cis: A role for chromatin structure?  Genome Res. 16:340-346.

 

Rios-Utrera, A., L. V.Cundiff, K. E. Gregory, R. M. Koch, M. E. Dikeman, M. Koohmaraie, and L. D. Van Vleck.  2006.  Effects of age, weight, and fat slaughter end points on estimates of breed and retained heterosis effects for carcass traits.  J. Anim. Sci. 84:63-87.

 

Rohrer, G. A., R. M. Thallman, S. Shackelford, T. Wheeler, and M. Koohmaraie.  2006.  A genome scan for loci affecting pork quality in a Duroc-Landrace F2 population.  Anim. Genet. 37:17-27.

 

Snowder, G. D., L. D. Van Vleck, L. V. Cundiff, L. V.,and G. L. Bennett.  2006.  Bovine respiratory disease in feedlot cattle:   I. Environmental, genetic and economic factors.   J. Anim. Sci. 84:1999-2008.

 

Wiedmann, R. T. , D. J. Nonneman, and J. W. Keele.  2006  Novel porcine repetitive elements.  BMC Genomics 7:304 (12 pp).

 

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