Hanwoo(Korean Cattle) Traceability Using DNA Markers

  • Yeo, Jung-Sou (Department of Animal Resources and Biotechnology, Yeungnam University) ;
  • Rhee, Sung-Won (Department of Statistics, Yeungnam University) ;
  • Choi, Yu-Mi (Department of Statistics, Yeungnam University) ;
  • Kwon, Jae-Chul (Department of Statistics, Yeungnam University) ;
  • Lee, Jea-Young (Department of Statistics, Yeungnam University)
  • Published : 2006.12.31


To apply and evaluate the effectiveness of genetic markers on Hanwoo traceability systems, samples of 33 Hanwoo individuals from Korean elite sire families were used, and five microsatellite markers were selected finally, which were located on chromosomes different chromosomes with the end sequencing of 100 HW-YUBAC that were recorded in the NCBI by Yeungnam University. Ten major microsatellite markers were selected from alleles amplified, their frequencies, H(Heterozygosity) and PIC(Polymorphism information content) with Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium. Next, in order to evaluate the power of the markers selected on the individual animal identification, the match probability(MP) and the relatedness coefficient(R) were computed.


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