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A physical map of the bovine genome

Warren M Snelling1*, Readman Chiu2, Jacqueline E Schein2, Matthew Hobbs3, Colette A Abbey4, David L Adelson4, Jan Aerts5, Gary L Bennett1, Ian E Bosdet2, Mekki Boussaha6, Rudiger Brauning7, Alexandre R Caetano8, Marcos M Costa8, Allan M Crawford7, Brian P Dalrymple9, André Eggen6, Annelie Everts-van der Wind10, Sandrine Floriot6, Mathieu Gautier6, Clare A Gill4, Ronnie D Green11, Robert Holt2, Oliver Jann5, Steven JM Jones2, Steven M Kappes11, John W Keele1, Pieter J de Jong12, Denis M Larkin10, Harris A Lewin1013, John C McEwan7, Stephanie McKay14, Marco A Marra2, Carrie A Mathewson2, Lakshmi K Matukumalli15, Stephen S Moore14, Brenda Murdoch14, Frank W Nicholas3, Kazutoyo Osoegawa12, Alice Roy16, Hanni Salih4, Laurent Schibler6, Robert D Schnabel17, Licia Silveri18, Loren C Skow4, Timothy PL Smith1, Tad S Sonstegard15, Jeremy F Taylor17, Ross Tellam9, Curtis P Van Tassell15, John L Williams195, James E Womack4, Natasja H Wye2, George Yang2, Shaying Zhao2021 and the International Bovine BAC Mapping Consortium

Author Affiliations

1 USDA, ARS, US Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE 68933, USA

2 Genome Sciences Centre, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada

3 Cooperative Research Centre for Innovative Dairy Products, Reprogen, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia

4 Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA

5 Roslin Institute, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9PS, UK

6 INRA, UR339 Laboratoire de Génétique Biochimique et de Cytogénétique, 78350 Jouy-en-Josas, France

7 AgResearch, Invermay, Mosgiel, New Zealand

8 Embrapa Recursos Geneticos e Biotecnologia, Parque Estacao Biologica, Final Av. W/5 Norte, Brasilia-DF, CP 02372 70770-900, Brasil

9 CSIRO Livestock Industries, Carmody Road, St Lucia, Queensland 4067, Australia

10 Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

11 USDA-ARS - National Program Staff, Beltsville, MD 20705-5134, USA

12 Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, California 94609, USA

13 Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

14 Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2P5, Canada

15 USDA, ARS, BARC Bovine Functional Genomics Laboratory, Maryland, USA

16 Genoscope, rue Gaston Cremieux, 91057 Evry, France

17 Animal Science Research Center, Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA

18 Istituto di Zootecnica Università Cattolica del S Cuore, via E Parmense, 84 29100 Piacenza, Italy

19 Current address: Parco Tecnologico Padano, Via Einstein, Polo Universitario, Lodi 26900, Italy

20 The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA

21 Current address: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, Green Street, Athens, GA 30602-7229, USA

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Genome Biology 2007, 8:R165  doi:10.1186/gb-2007-8-8-r165

Published: 14 August 2007

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Additional data file 1:

Analyses of BAC end sequences.

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Additional data file 2:

Figures showing the bovine-human comparative map defined by the BAC map and BES alignments.

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Additional data file 3:

Placement of markers on the composite map.

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Additional data file 4:

Log10 likelihoods of markers ordered according to the BAC map, Btau3.1 draft assembly, and unassisted composite map.

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Additional data file 5:

Log10 likelihoods for the unassisted, BAC-assisted and sequence-assisted composite maps.

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