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Title: Unlocking the bovine genome

item TELLAM, ROSS - Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
item LEMAY, DANIELLE - University Of California
item Van Tassell, Curtis - Curt
item LEWIN, HARRIS - University Of Illinois
item WORLEY, KIM - Baylor College Of Medicine
item ELSIK, CHRISTINE - Georgetown University

Submitted to: BioMed Central (BMC) Genetics
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 4/24/2009
Publication Date: 4/24/2009
Citation: Tellam, R.L., Lemay, D.G., Van Tassell, C.P., Lewin, H.A., Worley, K.C., Elsik, C.G. 2009. Unlocking the bovine genome. BioMed Central (BMC) Genetics. 24(10):193.

Interpretive Summary: This article is a summary of all the research activities that took place over the course of the Bovine Genome Seqeuncing Project. It also summarizes the results and comments on the importance of the information generated from sequencing the bovine genome.

Technical Abstract: The draft genome sequence of cattle (Bos taurus) has now been analyzed by the Bovine Genome Sequencing and Analysis Consortium and the Bovine HapMap Consortium, which together represent an extensive collaboration involving more than 300 scientists from 25 different countries.