What is it about?

Identify selection signatures in a composite cattle breed in Brazil.

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Why is it important?

Understanding the contribution of pure breeds in the formation of the Canchim breed.


From the understanding of how the selection signatures are distributed in the genome, it is possible to develop selection strategies that best suit what to improve in the Canchim breed.

Marcos Buzanskas
Universidade Federal da Paraiba

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This page is a summary of: Cross-population selection signatures in Canchim composite beef cattle, PLoS ONE, April 2022, PLOS, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0264279.
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