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A systems biology framework integrating GWAS and RNA-seq to shed light on the molecular basis of sperm quality in swine
(Genetics Selection Evolution, 2020-12-08) Genètica i Millora Animal
Background Genetic pressure in animal breeding is sparking the interest of breeders for selecting elite boars with higher sperm quality to optimize ejaculate doses and fertility rates. However, the ...
Breeding farm, level of feeding and presence of antibiotics in the feed influence rabbit cecal microbiota
(Animal Microbiome, 2020-11-02) Genètica i Millora Animal; Gestió Integral de Residus Orgànics
Background The effect of the production environment and different management practices in rabbit cecal microbiota remains poorly understood. While previous studies have proved the impact of the age or ...
A pilot RNA-seq study in 40 pietrain ejaculates to characterize the porcine sperm microbiome
(Theriogenology, 2020-08-15) Sanitat Animal; Genètica i Millora Animal
The microbiome plays a key role in homeostasis and health and it has been also linked to fertility and semen quality in several animal species including swine. Despite the more than likely importance ...