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Assembling the chicken genome opens new breeding opportunities

After many years of investigation a group of geneticists from more than fifty research centres around the world succeeded in unravelling the entire poultry genome puzzle. Now completed, the question is what can be done with it?

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 21 number 6. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: breeding, genome, breeding, DNA, genetics, sequencing, poultry, molecular


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