• Positive selection signatures in Anqing six‐end‐white pig population based on reduced‐representation genome sequencing data

    8 monthes ago - By Animal Genetics

    Summary
    Anqing six‐end‐white pig performs well on resistance to coarse fodder and disease, reproduction and meat quality, offering high potential for exploitation. Environmental conditions and strict selections from local farmers have cultivated the AQ pig to be an outstanding and unique local pig breed. Thus we aim to detect genetic positive selection signatures within the AQ pig population to explore underlying genetic mechanisms. A relative extended haplotype homozygosity test was performed in the population of 79 AQ pigs to seek evidence demonstrating that selective actions have left...
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