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Volume 35 Supplement 1

Second International Symposium on Candidate Genes for Animal Health. 16-18 August 2002, Montpelier - France


Edited by Jean-Charles Maillard, Marie-Hélène Pinard van der Laan

  1. Content type: Research

    In this study the mRNA differential display method was applied to identify mastitis-associated expressed DNA sequences based on different expression patterns in mammary gland samples of non-infected and infect...

    Authors: Manfred Schwerin, Diana Czernek-Schäfer, Tom Goldammer, Srinivas R. Kata, James E. Womack, Ravi Pareek, Chandra Pareek, Krzysztof Walawski and Ronald M. Brunner

    Citation: Genetics Selection Evolution 2003 35(Suppl 1):S19

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    In Africa, trypanosomosis is a tsetse-transmitted disease which represents the most important constraint to livestock production. Several indigenous West African taurine (Bos taurus) breeds, such as the Longhorn ...

    Authors: Berthier David, Ronan Quéré, Sophie Thevenon, Désiré Belemsaga, David Piquemal, Jacques Marti and Jean-Charles Maillard

    Citation: Genetics Selection Evolution 2003 35(Suppl 1):S35

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    An immune response (IR) index to identify cows with high (H) and low (L) antibody-mediated immune responses (AMIR) had been previously devised. High AMIR associated with decreased mastitis and improved respons...

    Authors: Armando Hernández, Niel Karrow and Bonnie A. Mallard

    Citation: Genetics Selection Evolution 2003 35(Suppl 1):S67

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    The complement component C3 plays an essential role in the activated complement system, which is involved in phagocytosis, inflammation and immunoregulation to destroy infectious microorganisms. The C3 molecule h...

    Authors: Supamit Mekchay, Siriluck Ponsuksili, Karl Schellander and Klaus Wimmers

    Citation: Genetics Selection Evolution 2003 35(Suppl 1):S83

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    Several candidate genes were selected, based on their critical roles in the host's response to intracellular bacteria, to study the genetic control of the chicken response to Salmonella enteritidis (SE). The cand...

    Authors: Massoud Malek and Susan J. Lamont

    Citation: Genetics Selection Evolution 2003 35(Suppl 1):S99

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    We established a set of 30 microsatellites of Bovidae origin for use in a biodiversity study in Swiss and Creole goats. Additional microsatellites located within or next to "candidate" genes of interest, such ...

    Authors: Gabriela Obexer-Ruff, Ursula Sattler, Dominique Martinez, Jean-Charles Maillard, Christophe Chartier, Nasikat Saitbekova, Marie-Louise Glowatzki and Claude Gaillard

    Citation: Genetics Selection Evolution 2003 35(Suppl 1):S113

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    Additional α-globin genes in sheep might produce extra α-globin chains and, consequently, the subject carrying triplicated (ααα) or quadruplicated (αααα) haplotypes may exhibit different hematological phenotypes ...

    Authors: Elisa Pieragostini, Ferruccio Petazzi and Aldo Di Luccia

    Citation: Genetics Selection Evolution 2003 35(Suppl 1):S121

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    Congenital hypotrichosis in mammalian species consists of partial or complete absence of hair at birth. The hairless gene is often responsible for this disorder in men, mice and rats. Recent experimental data on

    Authors: Raffaella Finocchiaro, Baldassare Portolano, Giuseppe Damiani, Anna Caroli, Elena Budelli, Patrizia Bolla and Giulio Pagnacco

    Citation: Genetics Selection Evolution 2003 35(Suppl 1):S147

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    Congenital splay leg is a hereditary disease observed in newborn piglets. The etiology and pathogenetic mechanism of the disorder are still unknown. The gene for cyclin-dependent protein kinase inhibitor 3 (CDKN3

    Authors: Steffen Maak, Simone Jaesert, Karsten Neumann and Gerhard von Lengerken

    Citation: Genetics Selection Evolution 2003 35(Suppl 1):S157

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    The term arthrogryposis refers to a symptom complex that is characterised by congenital limb contractures. Arthrogryposis has been reported in man, in farm animals and in pets. Several forms have been reported...

    Authors: Maria Longeri, Tania Perrone, Graziella Bongioni, Marco Bona, Marta Zanotti and Andrea Galli

    Citation: Genetics Selection Evolution 2003 35(Suppl 1):S167

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    To investigate whether the equine major histocompatibility complex (MHC) gene region influences the production of mould-specific immunoglobulin E antibodies (IgE), alleles of the equine leukocyte antigen (ELA-A) ...

    Authors: Ino Curik, Darrilyn Fraser, Claudia Eder, Roland Achmann, June Swinburne, Reto Crameri, Gottfried Brem, Johann Sölkner and Eliane Marti

    Citation: Genetics Selection Evolution 2003 35(Suppl 1):S177

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    Bovine dermatophilosis is a severe skin infection of tropical ruminants inducing a severe loss in productivity and a 15% mortality rate. This disease is caused by the actinomycete bacterium Dermatophilus congolen...

    Authors: Jean-Charles Maillard, David Berthier, Isabelle Chantal, Sophie Thevenon, Issa Sidibé, Frederic Stachurski, Désiré Belemsaga, Hanta Razafindraïbé and Jean-Michel Elsen

    Citation: Genetics Selection Evolution 2003 35(Suppl 1):S193

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