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2011
A. A. Boligon, Baldi, F., Mercadante, M. E. Z., Lôbo, R. B., Pereira, R. J., and Albuquerque, L. G., Breeding value accuracy estimates for growth traits using random regression and multi-trait models in Nelore cattle, vol. 10, pp. 1227-1236, 2011.
Albuquerque LG and Meyer K (2001). Estimates of direct and maternal genetics effects for weights from birth to 600 days of age in Nelore cattle. J. Anim. Breed. Genet. 118: 83-92. doi:10.1046/j.1439-0388.2001.00279.x Albuquerque LG and El Faro L (2008). Comparações entre os valores genéticos para características de crescimento de bovinos da raça Nelore preditos com modelos de dimensão finita ou infinita. Rev. Bras. Zootec. 37: 238-246. doi:10.1590/S1516-35982008000200009 Baldi F, Alencar MM and Albuquerque LG (2010). Random regression analyses using B-splines functions to model growth from birth to adult age in Canchim cattle. J. Anim. Breed. Genet. 127: 433-441. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0388.2010.00873.x PMid:21077967 Benyshek LL, Johnson MH, Little DE, Bertrand JK, et al. (1988). Application of an animal model in the United States beef cattle industry. J. Dairy Sci. 71: 35-53. doi:10.1016/S0022-0302(88)79978-6 Bohmanova J, Misztal I and Bertrand JK (2005). Studies on multiple trait and random regression models for genetic evaluation of beef cattle for growth. J. Anim. Sci. 83: 62-67. PMid:15583043 Boligon AA, Albuquerque LG, Mercadante ME and Lobo RB (2008). Models for genetic evaluation of Nelore cattle mature body weight. J. Anim. Sci. 86: 2840-2844. doi:10.2527/jas.2007-0823 PMid:18502881 Boligon AA, Albuquerque LG, Mercadante MEZ and Lobo RB (2009). Estimates of genetic parameters using random regression on B-spline functions for weights from birth to mature in Nellore cattle. In: 2009 JOINT ADSA®-CSAS-ASAS MEETING, 2009, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Boligon AA, Mercadante ME, Forni S, Lobo RB, et al. (2010). Covariance functions for body weight from birth to maturity in Nellore cows. J. Anim. Sci. 88: 849-859. doi:10.2527/jas.2008-1511 PMid:19897625 Ferrell CL and Jenkins TG (1985). Cow type and the nutritional environment: nutritional aspects. J. Anim. Sci. 61: 725-741. PMid:4066531 Mercadante ME, Packer IU, Razook AG, Cyrillo JN, et al. (2003). Direct and correlated responses to selection for yearling weight on reproductive performance of Nelore cows. J. Anim. Sci. 81: 376-384. PMid:12643480 Meyer K (1998). Estimating covariance functions for longitudinal data using a random regression model. Genet. Sel. Evol. 30: 221-240. doi:10.1186/1297-9686-30-3-221 PMCid:2707403 Meyer K (2004). Scope for a random regression model in genetic evaluation of beef cattle for growth. Livest. Prod. Sci. 86: 69-83. doi:10.1016/S0301-6226(03)00142-8 Meyer K (2005a). Estimates of genetic covariance functions for growth of Angus cattle. J. Anim. Breed. Genet. 122: 73-85. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0388.2005.00503.x PMid:16130474 Meyer K (2005b). Random regression analyses using B-splines to model growth of Australian Angus cattle. Genet. Sel. Evol. 37: 473-500. doi:10.1186/1297-9686-37-6-473 PMCid:2697221 Meyer K (2006). “WOMBAT” Digging Deep for Quantitative Genetic Analyses by Restricted Maximum Likelihood. Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, CD-ROOM, Belo Horizonte. Misztal I (2006). Properties of random regression models using linear splines. J. Anim. Breed. Genet. 123: 74-80. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0388.2006.00582.x PMid:16533360 Nobre PR, Misztal I, Tsuruta S, Bertrand JK, et al. (2003). Genetic evaluation of growth in nellore cattle by multiple-trait and random regression models. J. Anim. Sci. 81: 927-932. PMid:12723081 Sanchez JP, Misztal I, Aguilar I and Bertrand JK (2008a). Genetic evaluation of growth in a multibreed beef cattle population using random regression-linear spline models. J. Anim. Sci. 86: 267-277. doi:10.2527/jas.2007-0064 PMid:17965329 Sanchez JP, Misztal I and Bertrand JK (2008b). Evaluation of methods for computing approximate accuracies of predicted breeding values in maternal random regression models for growth traits in beef cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 86: 1057-1066. doi:10.2527/jas.2007-0398 PMid:18203980 Silva AM, Alencar MM, Freitas AR, Barbosa RT, et al. (2000). Herdabilidade e correlações genéticas para peso e perímetro escrotal de machos e características reprodutivas e de crescimento de fêmeas, na raça Canchim. Rev. Bras. Zootec. 29: 2223-2230.
T. R. Pinheiro, Mercadante, M. E. Z., Albuquerque, L. G., Cyrillo, J. N. S. G., and Branco, R. H., Phenotypic and genetic parameters compared during repeated measures of longissimus muscle area and subcutaneous fat thickness in Nelore cattle, vol. 10, pp. 2944-2952, 2011.
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2010
D. R. Ayres, Souza, F. R. P., Mercadante, M. E. Z., Fonseca, L. F. S., Tonhati, H., Cyrillo, J. N. S. G., Bonilha, S. F. M., and Albuquerque, L. G., Evaluation of TFAM and FABP4 gene polymorphisms in three lines of Nellore cattle selected for growth, vol. 9, pp. 2050-2059, 2010.
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