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The effect of mitochondrial DNA polymorphisms on cattle reproduction

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Author(s):
Alves, Jackeline Santos [1] ; Diaz, Iara Del Pilar Solar [1] ; da Cruz, Valdecy Aparecida Rocha [1] ; Bastos, Marisa Silva [1] ; de Oliveira, Louise Sarmento Martins [1] ; de Albuquerque, Lucia Galvao [2] ; de Camargo, Gregorio Miguel Ferreira [1] ; Costa, Raphael Bermal [1]
Total Authors: 8
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Fed Bahia UFBA, Escola Med Vet & Zootecnia, Salvador, Bahia - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Paulista Unesp, Fac Ciencias Agrarias & Vet, Dept Zootecnia, Jaboticabal, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: MOLECULAR BIOLOGY REPORTS; v. 48, n. 1 JAN 2021.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

The aim of this study was to identify SNPs located in mitochondrial DNA that are associated with reproductive traits in beef cows. A total of 1999 Nelore females genotyped with the high-density Illumina BovineHD BeadChip (Illumina Inc., San Diego, CA, USA) were used to study the association of mitochondrial DNA variants with reproductive traits using a single-step procedure. In a preliminary analysis, the present results indicate a small participation of the mitogenome in the expression of reproductive traits in beef cattle. However, possible difficulties related to the biological characteristics of mitochondrial DNA and its inheritance, genotyping, and annotation of the phenotypes studied may also explain the results. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 18/20026-8 - Multi-user equipment approved in grant 2017/10630-2: server
Grantee:Lucia Galvão de Albuquerque
Support type: Multi-user Equipment Program
FAPESP's process: 17/10630-2 - Genetic aspects of meat production quality, efficiency and sustainability in Nelore breed animals
Grantee:Lucia Galvão de Albuquerque
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 09/16118-5 - Genomic tools to genetic improvement of direct economic important traits in Nelore cattle
Grantee:Lucia Galvão de Albuquerque
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants