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2013 Research Highlights

Inventory of microRNA in equine tissues

A very exhaustive inventory of microRNA in the horse was made using high-throughput sequencing analysis of RNA (RNAseq). Four hundred ninety-nine...
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Identification of informative blood biomarkers for the study and prediction of the immune capacity in pigs

Blood is a target tissue for biomarker research for the characterization of the physiological state of individuals. Within the framework of our...
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Identification of four mutations responsible for embryo mortality in dairy cattle

A search for haplotypes presenting an important homozygote deficiency was led in a population with 76177 animals typed during a genomic selection...
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Mass Quant Milk: an original

Mass Quant Milk : an original "protein profiling" method for the characterization of the protein fraction of milk

An original method for the characterization of the protein fraction of milk (identification and quantification of 6 major lactoproteins and their...
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Estimation of causal effects using gene expression and intervention data

Within the framework of Gaussian Bayesian Networks, we have developed an MCMC procedure for the estimation of causal effects using trancriptomic and...
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Characterization and comparison ofmurine and bovine mammary miRNomes

This study has allowed us to identify, characterize and compare all expressed microRNA (miRNome) in the mammary glands of mice and cows during...
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Characterization of the gene responsible for the absence of horns in cattle

Two alleles for the Polled locus responsible for the absence of horns in cattle were recently discovered. The first mutation has been identified but...
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Implication of the KIT gene in the development of melanoma in the pig

The pig is considered as a good model for the development of cutaneous melanoma, found in man, but also in some breeds of pigs. An association...
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Large-scale and high-throughput characterization of genetic diversiy of the MHC in chickens

Large-scale and high-throughput characterization of genetic diversity of the Major Histocompatiblity Complex (MHC) in chickens

The large-scale and high-throughput characterization of the MHC in chickens with two types of complementary genotyping techniques has allowed...
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Improved understanding of viral disease resistance in fish

Viruses are responsible for severe diseases in aquaculture. The origin of resistance to a highly pathogenic virus was studied in the rainbow trout, a...
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