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Genome-Wide Analysis Reveals Selection for Important Traits in Domestic Horse Breeds

  • Jessica L. Petersen mail,

    jlpeters@umn.edu

    Affiliation: College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • James R. Mickelson,

    Affiliation: College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Aaron K. Rendahl,

    Affiliation: School of Statistics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Stephanie J. Valberg,

    Affiliation: College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Lisa S. Andersson,

    Affiliation: Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Jeanette Axelsson,

    Affiliation: Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Ernie Bailey,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • Danika Bannasch,

    Affiliation: School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Matthew M. Binns,

    Affiliation: Equine Analysis, Midway, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • Alexandre S. Borges,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Clinical Science, University Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil

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  • Pieter Brama,

    Affiliation: School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Artur da Câmara Machado,

    Affiliation: Department of Agriculture, University of the Azores, Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal

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  • Stefano Capomaccio,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy

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  • Katia Cappelli,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy

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  • E. Gus Cothran,

    Affiliation: College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

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  • Ottmar Distl,

    Affiliation: Institute for Animal Breeding and Genetics, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Hannover, Germany

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  • Laura Fox-Clipsham,

    Affiliation: Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Newmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom

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  • Kathryn T. Graves,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • Gérard Guérin,

    Affiliation: Animal Genetics and Integrative Biology Unit, French National Institute for Agricultural Research, Jouy en Josas, France

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  • Bianca Haase,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Telhisa Hasegawa,

    Affiliation: Nihon Bioresource College, Koga, Ibaraki, Japan

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  • Karin Hemmann,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Emmeline W. Hill,

    Affiliation: College of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Tosso Leeb,

    Affiliation: Institute of Genetics, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

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  • Gabriella Lindgren,

    Affiliation: Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Hannes Lohi,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Maria Susana Lopes,

    Affiliation: Department of Agriculture, University of the Azores, Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal

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  • Beatrice A. McGivney,

    Affiliation: College of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Sofia Mikko,

    Affiliation: Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Nicholas Orr,

    Affiliation: Breakthrough Breast Cancer Research Centre, Institute of Cancer Research, London, United Kingdom

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  • M. Cecilia T. Penedo,

    Affiliation: School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Richard J. Piercy,

    Affiliation: Comparative Neuromuscular Diseases Laboratory, Royal Veterinary College, London, United Kingdom

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  • Marja Raekallio,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Stefan Rieder,

    Affiliation: Swiss National Stud Farm SNSTF, Agroscope Liebefeld-Posieux Research Station, Avenches, Switzerland

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  • Knut H. Røed,

    Affiliation: Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo, Norway

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  • June Swinburne,

    Affiliations: Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Newmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom, Animal DNA Diagnostics, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Teruaki Tozaki,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Genetics, Laboratory of Racing Chemistry, Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan

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  • Mark Vaudin,

    Affiliation: Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Newmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom

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  • Claire M. Wade,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Molly E. McCue

    Affiliation: College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Published: January 17, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003211

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Selecting for Speed: Press Coverage of 'Genome-Wide Analysis Reveals Selection for Important Traits in Domestic Horse Breeds'

Posted by PLoS_Genetics on 23 May 2013 at 11:21 GMT

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Please follow the above link to read coverage of this article in the March 2013 edition of Paint Horse Racing magazine.

No competing interests declared.