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2018 Research Highlights

Publication of

Publication of the book "THE HORSE AN ATHLETE IN ENDURANCE: selection, preparation, competition", by the French Horse and Horse-Riding Institute (IFCE).

The Pure Blood Arabian race horse has been the object of several research projects including one very important one from 2011 to 2018 (the...
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PREDICT research strategy initiative: Predictive Biology for Health

PREDICT research strategy initiative: Predictive Biology for health

PREDICT is a research initiative coordinated by SAPS units (Sciences Animales Paris-Saclay), supported by the Life Sciences Department of the...
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Signature de sélection chez le bovin Charolais de Cuba

Signatures of selection in Cuban Charolais cattle

The charolais cattle imported to Cuba at the beginning of the XXth century are an interesting model for the study of heat adaptation. Studies on...
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Identification of two mutations responsible for embryo death in the Holstein breed

Identification of two mutations responsible for embryo death in the Holstein breed

The development of bovine genomic selection has produced a large number of genotypings. Using this database, haplotypes presenting an important...
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INRA an actor in the application of the European Zootechnical Rules

INRA an actor in the application of the European Zootechnical Rules

The 2016/2020 European Zootechnical Rules became effective on November 1, 2018. These rules modify the structure of animal selection. This provision...
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Genetic determinism of body size in cattle

As part of the "1000 bovine genome" consortium, scientists from INRA and Allice and their partners abroad have explored the genetic determinism of...
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Aquakultor game for smartphone

Aquakultor, the first video game for a smarphone in which the player becomes a fish breeder!

Aquaculture production increases every year and it must meet sustainability challenges. Mathieu Besson's PhD studies (in partnership with Wageningen...
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FAANG, European Community

The FAANG action is on the rise!

The FAANG initiative (Functionnal Annotation of Animal Genomes) was formally launched at the beginning of 2015. Since then, the initiative has been...
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A. Duchesne, INRA,

Mutation of the gene KIF1C : a test for screening and eradicating progressive ataxia in the bovine Charolais breed, but also a natural model for the study of the demyelinating diseases in man

Progressive ataxia is a neurodegenerative anomaly described in Charolais cattle since 1972. This disease affects the welfare of affected aniamls and...
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INRA, V. Ducroq

Creation of an Internationally Associated Laboratory GIMIC (Genetic IMprovement of Indian Cattle and buffaloes) between GABI and an Indian NGO, the BAIF.

The Internationally Associated Laboratory GIMIC was created in 2018 for five years. It coordinates the activties of a large Indian NGO, the BAIF, and...
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