Ann T. Bowling's The Genetics of the Horse PDF

By Ann T. Bowling

ISBN-10: 0851994296

ISBN-13: 9780851994291

The idea and alertness of mammalian genetics were evolving quickly during the last 20 years. This has given scientists clean perception into the organic approaches which impact the features of the animal in query. this is often the most recent name in our profitable sequence of genetics books. Reference publication delivering a finished overview of the present examine in horse geneticsChapters written by way of foreign specialists within the box of globally relevance

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The horse reached Egypt close to the end of the Hyksos dynasty (~1580 BC) when it was considered a rare animal. vp A3759:AMA:First Revise: 20 January 1999 CHAP-2 03 April 2000 10:35:54 Color profile: Disabled Composite Default screen Genetic Aspects of Domestication 31 The horse appeared in southeastern Europe (Greece) at about the same time, soon after 1900 BC (Bökönyi, 1984). Much later, in the time of Philip of Macedon, the father of Alexander the Great (430–354 BC), horses still were imported extensively into Greece from the kingdom of Scythia, the area of modern Romania, Ukraine and south Russia (Clutton-Brock, 1987).

5c. Distributed by the author. Department of Genetics, University of Washington, Seattle. C. D. (1992) Characterization of a novel variant of amino acid transport system asc in erythrocytes from Przewalski’s horse (Equus przewalskii). Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 70, 1117–1127. A. (1986) Mitochondrial DNA evolution in the genus Equus. Molecular Biology and Evolution 3, 535–546. P. (1994) Morphology, habitat and taxonomy. In: Boyd, L. A. (eds), Przewalski’s Horse: the History and Biology of an Endangered Species.

1. vp A3759:AMA:First Revise: 20 January 1999 CHAP-2 03 April 2000 10:36:38 Color profile: Disabled Composite Default screen Genetic Aspects of Domestication 47 relationships) will be provided when we can construct dendrograms based not on breed-based allelic frequency comparisons, but on allelic compositions of individuals within breeds, such as recently presented for cattle by MacHugh et al. (1998). Such studies are more likely to reflect genetic disequilibrium effects that doubtless play a significant role in the comparatively recent formation of breeds.

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