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Assignment of CPS1, OTC, CRYD2, ARG2 and ASS genes to the chicken RH map

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Genetics Selection Evolution200436:593

  • Received: 30 October 2003
  • Accepted: 27 April 2004
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An attempt was made to assign five genes, CPS1, OTC, ASS, CRYD2, and ARG2, to chicken chromosomes (GGA) by radiation-hybrid mapping. OTC was assigned to GGA1; ARG2 to GGA5; CPS1 to GGA7; and CRYD2 to GGA19. ASS was not, however, assigned to a specific chromosomal position.


  • ornithine-urea cycle
  • chicken
  • radiation hybrid mapping
  • chromosomal assignment

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Authors’ Affiliations

Faculty of Agriculture, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
Genome Research Department, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, Japan
Laboratoire de génétique cellulaire, Institut national de la recherche agronomique, Castanet-Tolosan, France
Gene Research Center, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan


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