Systems Biology in Animal Production and Health, Vol. 2 by Haja N. Kadarmideen

By Haja N. Kadarmideen

This two-volume paintings offers an outline on numerous state-of-the-art experimental and statistical tools, modeling ways and software program instruments which are on hand to generate, combine and examine multi-omics datasets in an effort to realize biomarkers, genetic markers and capability causal genes for stronger animal construction and health and wellbeing. The ebook will comprise on-line assets the place extra facts and courses might be accessed. a few chapters additionally include machine programming codes and instance datasets to supply readers hands-on (computer) exercises.
This moment quantity offers with built-in modeling and analyses of multi-omics datasets from theoretical and computational techniques and offers their purposes in animal construction and healthiness in addition to veterinary drugs to enhance prognosis, prevention and remedy of animal ailments. This booklet is appropriate for either scholars and lecturers in animal sciences and veterinary drugs in addition to to researchers during this discipline.

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The SLA region was chosen since this region is highly associated with immune response traits in pigs, for instance, in case of infectious diseases or after vaccination (Lunney et al. 2009), and miRNAs can play a crucial role in fine-tuning this immune response. With TargetScan, PACMIT and TargetSpy, several polymorphic miRNA target sites were found and SNPs in these 3′ untranslated regions (3′-UTR) were predicted to lead to altered miRNA regulation patterns (Endale Ahanda et al. 2012). Bao et al.

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2011). However, although such analyses do help to discover regions containing QTL of interest, denser marker sets such as the porcine 60 K SNP chip could fine map the underlying genetic basis for these immune responses. However, substantially larger datasets are needed for such analyses. Serão et al. (2014) used the porcine 60 K SNP chip to perform a GWAS in a sow herd (n = 641) before and after a PRRS outbreak. They found a number of genomic regions strongly correlated with number of stillborn piglets, number and percentage of born dead piglets and sample-to-positive antibody ratios during and/or before PRRS infection.

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