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2019 Research Highlights

A new research highlight:

A new research highlight: "Genetic determinism for cheese-making ability of milk."

Prediction equations for cheese-making abilities using Middle-Infrared spectra of milk were developed and applied to several million spectra in the...
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INRAE Gene test curly hair coat Curly breed

Commercialization of a genotyping test for the curly hair coat phenotype in the curly breed in the horse

A new genotyping test allows the identification of which sires will produce Curly foals with a curly hair coat that has the reputation of being less...
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Genetic selection leads to more efficient sea bass

To support the development necessary for aquaculture production, it is necessary to have a more efficient production, with fish consuming less feeds...
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@INRAE Author d'Ambrosio et al.

Genetic diversity of French rainbow trout lines

The genetic diversity of both commercial and experimental French rainbow trout populations was studied using molecular information. Four commercial...
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Rosetta Regeneratio Application

a Web application for new multidisiciplinary partnerships

Multi-omics data provide the ideal occasion for the study of molecular variability and the interaction between different levels of biological...
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Ruminal microbiota and enteric methane in Holstein cows

Ruminal microbiota and enteric methane in Holstein cows

We studied the implication of diverse microorganism populations (microbiota) of the rumen in the differences of enteric methane emissions of...
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Are there limits to selection : a look at poultry

Poultry selection has led to extreme phenotypes. The evolution of the domestic chicken from the jungle chicken has led to raising questions on the...
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Impact of genomic selection on genetic diversity in dairy cattle

The arrival of genomic selection in the important dairy cattle breeds has considerably modified selection programs but its impact on genetic...
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RumimiR : a database including all bovine, caprine and ovine microRNA

The massive use of high-throughput sequencing techniqus has generated a large quantity of data. Many publications have described several hundreds of...
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Study of allele-specific expression in cattle

Study of allele-specific expression in cattle

Genetic variants can modulate gene expression and therefore they can potentially alter phenotypes.
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