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Research Article

Contrasting Mode of Evolution at a Coat Color Locus in Wild and Domestic Pigs

  • Meiying Fang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Meiying Fang, Greger Larson

    Affiliations: Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden, College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • Greger Larson equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Meiying Fang, Greger Larson

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

    Current address: Department of Archaeology, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom

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  • Helena Soares Ribeiro,

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

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  • Ning Li,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory for Agrobiotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • Leif Andersson mail

    Leif.Andersson@imbim.uu.se

    Affiliations: Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Published: January 16, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000341

About the Authors

Meiying Fang, Helena Soares Ribeiro, Leif Andersson
Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
Meiying Fang
College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
Greger Larson, Leif Andersson
Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Ning Li
State Key Laboratory for Agrobiotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

Corresponding Author

Email: Leif.Andersson@imbim.uu.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LA. Performed the experiments: MF GL HSR. Analyzed the data: MF GL HSR LA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NL. Wrote the paper: MF GL LA.