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Genotype Profiles for the Quantitative Trait Related to Milk Composition in Bulls Used for Artificial Insemination in India
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Genotype Profiles for the Quantitative Trait Related to Milk Composition in Bulls Used for Artificial Insemination in India
Mukhopadhyaya, P.N.; Mehta, H.H.;
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 Abstract
A population of exotic Holstein Friesian, Jersey, their crossbreds and the indigenous Murrah breed of buffalo bulls (n=486), used in artificial insemination breeding program were screened for the allelic distribution of the -casein and -lactoglobulin genotypes. The preferred "B" allele frequency was highest in Murrah buffalo bulls followed by Jersey and Holstein Friesian. The increase in this particular allele frequency in the Holstein Friesian crossbred bulls was more when compared to their Jersey counterparts. Hardy-Weinberg's equilibrium was maintained albeit with some deviations, which was higher in crossbreds than in purebreds. The feasibility of using such large-scale molecular diagnostic tools in the field and their significance with regards to the dairy economy is discussed.
 Keywords
-Casein;-Lactoglobulin;Quantitative Trait;Artificial Insemination;Genotyping;
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English
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