• Development of a 19‐plex short tandem repeat typing system for individual identification and parentage testing of horses

    8 days ago - By Animal Genetics

    Summary
    Individual identification of horses for pedigree verification and registration is important for the sustainable development of the horse industry. Horse individual identification and parentage tests commonly use the 17 short tandem repeats recommended by the International Society for Animal Genetics and the locus LEX33. While many multiplex STR typing systems have been established for the horse, a sex determining marker is usually absent, and none of them can simultaneously detect all 17 ISAG recommended loci and the locus LEX33. Here, we present a 19-plex STR typing system that...
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