TITLE

Untangling the DNA alphabet soup

AUTHOR(S)
Montgomerie, Bill
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
New Zealand Dairy Exporter;Nov2006, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the international project to sequence the bovine genome. The U.S. National Human Genome Research Institute has funding allotted for the DNA sequencing project. Fonterra and Livestock Improvement in New Zealand has conducted a Holstein-Friesian cross Jersey crossbred trial. Several problems, however, are facing these pilot projects.
ACCESSION #
22972536

 

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