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Cattle and Sheep Whole Genome Sequence (WGS)

Cattle and Sheep Whole Genome Sequence (WGS)

USMARC Beef Cattle Diversity Panel (MBCDPv2.9)

  • Finished 14x WGS of 96 sires from 19 beef breeds representing >99% of the germplasm used in the US beef industry Article for cattle producers
  • USMARC Extended Cattle Diversity Panel (MECDPv1.0)
  • Ongoing 10x WGS from 46 breeds, includes MBCDPv2.9 sires plus four animals from each of 27 additional breeds
  • USMARC Sheep Diversity Panel (MSDPv2.4)
  • Finished 16x WGS of 96 rams from 10 US sheep breeds representing diversity in traits like fertility, growth, and longevity.
  • USMARC Extended Sheep Diversity Panel (MESDPv1.0)
  • Ongoing 10x WGS from 15 breeds, includes MSDPv2.4 rams plus 10 animals from each of 5 additional breeds
  • Related species (mapped to cattle and/or sheep)
  • Ongoing 10x WGS from related species like gaur, bison, banteng, and yak.
  • Livestock Cell Lines (mapped to cattle and/or sheep)
  • Ongoing 10x WGS from cell lines used in USMARC research like Madin-Darby Bovine Kidney (MDBK) cells.
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Modified
2019-08-05
Release Date
2017-12-05
Identifier
4085e4f6-45e8-4706-9f8c-710f86ded1c7
Publisher
USDA Agricultural Research Service
License
Contact Name
Bennett, Gary L.
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public
Program Code
005:040 - Department of Agriculture - National Research
Bureau Code
005:18 - Agricultural Research Service