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The panorama of 2016 research highlights

Advances on microRNA cataloguing and functions in horses

Advances on microRNA cataloguing and functions in horses

These two publications present a significant advance of knowledge of nature, diversity and microRNA functions in the horse and notably in muscle,...
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Beef tenderness

A Systems Biology Approach to identify the genes responsible for beef tenderness

A Systems Biology Approach allowed to explore the relations between traits associated with meat quality and to identify the gene network implicated....
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Method for the non-invasive measurement of methan production by cattle

Validation of a method for the non-invasive measurement of methan production by cattle

The Greenfeed device was tested on 124 charolais heifers during 8 weeks. During this period a total of over 200 random 3-4 min measurements were made...
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Creation of a doctoral training course

Creation of a doctoral training course for the Paris Saclay University: Experimental Biology and Predictive Modeling

A one-week long doctoral training course presenting a large scope of research carried out on experimental animal biology and predictive modeling on...
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Mutation in the RP1 gene inducing a retinal degeneration in different cattle species

A reverse genetic approach identifies a mutation in the RP1 gene inducing a retinal degeneration in different cattle species

Through data analysis performed within the “1000 bovine genome” project, approximately 2500 relatively frequent putative deleterious variants...
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Use of complete genome sequencing data in genomic selection

Use of complete genome sequencing data in genomic selection

Big reference populations used in genomic selection, combined with the availability of the numerous sequences of the complete genome make up...
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Detection of a locus for adaptation in cattle using resequencing data

Detection of a locus for adaptation in cattle using resequencing data

By analyzing 90 animals from four different breeds, we looked for regions responsible for adaptation in cattle. Our study showed the interest of...
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 Malagasy carps and their scales

Malagasy carps and their scales

Partially scaleless (“mirror”) or completely scaleless (“leather”) genotypes of domesticated common carps were introduced in Madagascar in...
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R-Spondin1, a gene essential for lactation

R-Spondin1, a gene essential for lactation

In order to improve our understanding of the dairy performances of animals that are associated with the mammary gland, it is necessary to decode the...
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The pig gut microbiome

The pig gut microbiome: the first catalogue with 7.7 million of genes is now available

We produced and characterized a catalogue of 7.7 million bacterial genes in the pig gut microbiome. This is a first for a livestock species,...
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