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Volume 8 Supplement 5

Proceedings of the 16th European Workshop on QTL Mapping and Marker Assisted Selection (QTL-MAS)


Edited by Antonello Carta, Sara Casu, Giustino Gaspa, Nicolò PP Macciotta and Mario Graziano Usai

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The peer review process was overseen by the Supplement Editors in accordance with BioMed Central's peer review guidelines for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

16th QTL-MAS Workshop. Go to conference site.

Alghero, Italy24-25 May 2012

  1. A common dataset was simulated and made available to participants of the XVIth QTL-MAS workshop. Tasks for the participants were to detect QTLs affecting three traits, to assess their possible pleiotropic effects...

    Authors: M Graziano Usai, Giustino Gaspa, Nicolò PP Macciotta, Antonello Carta and Sara Casu
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2014 8(Suppl 5):S1
  2. Genome wide association studies are now widely used in the livestock sector to estimate the association among single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) distributed across the whole genome and one or more trait. A...

    Authors: Giulietta Minozzi, Andrea Pedretti, Stefano Biffani, Ezequiel Luis Nicolazzi and Alessandra Stella
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2014 8(Suppl 5):S4
  3. Genomic prediction is now widely recognized as an efficient, cost-effective and theoretically well-founded method for estimating breeding values using molecular markers spread over the whole genome. The predic...

    Authors: Joseph O Ogutu and Hans-Peter Piepho
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2014 8(Suppl 5):S7

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