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Genome-wide association and biological pathway analysis for milk-fat composition in Danish Holstein and Danish Jersey cattle

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The milk fat profile of the Danish Holstein (DH) and Danish Jersey (DJ) show clear
differences. Identification of the genomic regions, genes and biological pathways underlying the milk fat biosynthesis will improve the understanding of the biology underlying bovine milk fat production and may provide new possibilities to change the milk fat composition by selective breeding. In this study a genome wide association scan (GWAS) in the DH and DJ was performed for a detailed milk fatty acid (FA) profile using the HD bovine SNP array and subsequently a biological pathway analysis based on the SNP data was performed
Original languageEnglish
JournalB M C Genomics
Volume15
Issue1112
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
ISSN1471-2164
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Dec 2014

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