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Genetics of bovine vaccination
(The University of Edinburgh, 2011-06-27)
Infectious disease is an important issue for animal breeders, farmers and governments. Solutions to control infectious disease are needed and research focused on the genetic loci determining variation in immune-related ...
Detection and characterisation of quantitative trait loci affecting muscle and growth phenotypes in sheep
(The University of Edinburgh, 2010)
This thesis addresses the dissection and characterisation of quantitative trait loci (QTL) affecting production traits in sheep. Firstly, the association between specific genetic polymorphisms and complex variation in ...