Animal Breeding

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CRC Press, Aug 18, 1998 - Nature - 268 pages
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This text part offers a review of the research and developing technologies in the expanding areas of genetics, embryology, and molecular biology from experts in the various fields. It includes sections covering manipulation of the embryo, and the mapping and engineering of the genome, as well as information on nuclear transfer and the development of xenotransplantation. Possibilities for future research and development are also considered.
 

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Contents

Current Animal Breeding
1
Embryo Development and Culture Techniques
13
CONTENTS
42
Nuclear Transfer
47
K H S Campbell and I Wilmut
63
Mapping Genes Underlying Production Traits in Livestock
77
Marker Assisted Selection
119
Visscher S Van der Beek and C S Haley
137
Techniques for the Production of Transgenic Livestock
167
Modification of Production Traits
183
Breeding Genetically Manipulated Traits
201
Therapeutic Proteins from Livestock
215
Xenografts from Livestock
229
Index
243
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Robert Clark is the author of the novels "In the Deep Midwinter "and "Mr. White's Confession," and "River of the West," a cultural history of the Columbia River (all Picador), and "The Solace of Food," a biography of James Beard. A native of St. Paul, Minnesota, he lives in Seattle with his wife and two children.

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