The origin of domestication genes in goats

Volume: 6, Issue: 21
Published: May 22, 2020
Abstract
Goat domestication was critical for agriculture and civilization, but its underlying genetic changes and selection regimes remain unclear. Here, we analyze the genomes of worldwide domestic goats, wild caprid species, and historical remains, providing evidence of an ancient introgression event from a West Caucasian tur-like species to the ancestor of domestic goats. One introgressed locus with a strong signature of selection harbors the MUC6...
Paper Details
Title
The origin of domestication genes in goats
Published Date
May 22, 2020
Volume
6
Issue
21
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