Genetics of the Dog

Genetics of the Dog

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Recognizing the significant advances made in the field of animal genetics in the ten years since the first edition of qThe Genetics of the Dogq, this new edition of the successful 2001 book provides a comprehensive update on the subject, along with new material on topics of current and growing interest. Existing chapters on essential topics such as immunogenetics, genetics of diseases, developmental genetics and the genetics of behaviour have been fully updated, while new authors report on the latest advances in areas such as genetic diversity of dog breeds, canine genomics, olfactor.The basic structure of the sequence tree has been independently confirmed by many other researchers, with all dog ... A first approach to identifying where dogs had been domesticated could be the comparison of the dog sequences with ... Origin of Breeds Many dog breeds are thought to have existed as such for very long periods of time; that is, for thousands of years (American Kennel Club, 1997) .

Title:Genetics of the Dog
Author:Elaine A. Ostrander
Publisher:CABI - 2012-01-01


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