Inbreeding

Dynamic comparison of genetic diversity in a Small Tail Han sheep population using meta-analysis

G. X. E, Huang, Y. F., Zhao, Y. J., He, J. N., Liu, N., Zhong, T., Ma, Y. H., Qiu, X. Y., and Chen, L. P., Dynamic comparison of genetic diversity in a Small Tail Han sheep population using meta-analysis, vol. 14, pp. 14607-14614, 2015.

The aim of this research was to identify the dynamic diversity of Small Tail Han sheep in its main producing areas between different years, and provide a basis for a breeding and genetic resources conservation strategy. For this purpose, 15 microsatellites were genotyped for Small Tail Han Sheep sampled in 2014 from Heze, China, and a comparative analysis of these data with those from a previous study was undertaken using meta-analysis. The results reveal that inbreeding has caused a reduction in diversity of Small Tail Han Sheep from 2008 to 2014.

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