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- Cooper, Kristal, et al. Show all 72 Authors
- Meleagris gallopavo; Taeniopygia guttata; chickens; chromosomes; cost effectiveness; evolution; gene deletion; genes; genetic variation; genome assembly; heterozygosity; high-throughput nucleotide sequencing; immune system; mammals; models; non-coding RNA; nucleotide sequences; quantitative traits; turkeys
- ... A synergistic combination of two next-generation sequencing platforms with a detailed comparative BAC physical contig map provided a cost-effective assembly of the genome sequence of the domestic turkey (Meleagris gallopavo). Heterozygosity of the sequenced source genome allowed discovery of more than 600,000 high quality single nucleotide variants. Despite this heterozygosity, the current genome ...
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