Data from: Genome-wide genotyping uncovers genetic profiles and history of the Russian cattle breeds

Andrey Yurchenko, Nikolay Yudin, Ruslan Aitnazarov, Alexandra Plysnina, Vladimir Brukhin, Vladimir Soloshenko, Bulat Lhasaranov, Ruslan Popov, Ivan Paronyan, Kirill Plemyashov & Denis M. Larkin
One of the most economically important areas within the Russian agricultural sector is dairy and beef cattle farming contributing about $11 billion to the Russian economy annually. Trade connections, selection and breeding have resulted in the establishment of a number of breeds that are presumably adapted to local climatic conditions. Little however is known about the ancestry and history of Russian native cattle. To address this question, we genotyped 274 individuals from 18 breeds bred...

Registration Year

  • 2017
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Affiliations

  • Saint Petersburg State University
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  • Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
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  • Siberian Research Institute of Animal Husbandry
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  • All-Russian Research Institute of Genetics and Farm Animal Breeding
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