By L. Lins, B. Charloteaux, A. Thomas, R. Brasseur (auth.), R. Renaville, A. Burny (eds.)
Animal biotechnology is a extensive umbrella encompassing the polarities of primary and utilized learn together with molecular modelling, molecular and quantitative genetics, gene manipulation, improvement of diagnostics and vaccines and manipulation of tissue or digestion metabolism via development promoters. even though animal biotechnology within the broadest experience isn't really new, what's new is the extent of complexity and precision occupied with scientists' present skill to govern dwelling organisms.
This new booklet units out to teach that the real rules in animal biotechnology are intriguing and proper to daily event. It represents a huge replace of the literature for learn employees, teachers, and advisers in animal technological know-how, yet can also be a middle textual content for complex undergraduate classes in animal technological know-how and biotechnology. it is going to be an important acquisition for librarians in agriculture and veterinary science.
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DETECTION OF QUANTITATIVE OR ECONOMICAL TRAIT LOCI This step basically consists in the study of potential links between DNA polymorphisms and production or similar traits. The idea is that a specific gene called hereafter QTL/ETL (quantitative or economical trait loci) is responsible for part of the phenotype. Two different approaches are currently used to detect QTL/ETL. If a known gene is used as candidate to be the QTL/ETL the method is called candidate gene approach. , 1995). , 1997) is rather dependent on a priori knowledge on a genetic and physiological level.
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83, 822-828. M. A. (2000) Expected inbreeding coefficients: their current and futureuse. html. , PIRARD M. AND RENAVILLE R. Animal and Microbial Biology Unit, Gembloux Agricultural University, Belgium Abstract Identification of mutations in genes responsible for traits of interest or in a locus marker for such genes will allow geneticists to implement the Marker Assisted Selection (MAS) approach. : at birth) and in each sex. When a locus shows a preponderant action and explains the major part of variation of a production trait production, it is called a Quantitative Trait Locus (QTL).
Biotechnology in Animal Husbandry by L. Lins, B. Charloteaux, A. Thomas, R. Brasseur (auth.), R. Renaville, A. Burny (eds.)