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During the project a total of nine full peer-reviewed scientific articles were published in the international literature. The titles of these articles are listed below:

  1. Garcia-Gamez E, Sahana G, Gutierrez-Gil B, Arranz JJ. 2012. Linkage disequilibrium and inbreeding estimation in Spanish Churra sheep. BMC Genetics 13: 43. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2156-13-43.
  2. X.Y. Du, J.E. Womack, K.E. Owens, J.S. Elliott, B. Sayre, P.J. Bottcher, D. Milane, M. Garcia Podesta, S.H. Zhao, M. Malek. 2012. A whole-genomeradiation hybrid panel for goat. Small Ruminant Research 105: 114– 116. DOI: 10.1016/j.smallrumres.2011.11.023.
  3. G. Sallé, P. Jacquiet, L. Gruner, J. Cortet, C. Sauvé, F. Prévot, C. Grisez, J. P. Bergeaud, L. Schibler, A. Tircazes, D. François, C. Pery, F. Bouvier, J. C. Thouly, J. C. Brunel, A. Legarra, J. M. Elsen, J. Bouix, R. Rupp and C. R. Moreno. 2012. A genome scan for QTL affecting resistance to Haemonchus contortus in sheep. Journal of Animal Science 90:4690-4705. DOI: 10.2527/jas2012-5121.
  4. García-Gámez E, Gutiérrez-Gil B, Sahana G, Sánchez JP, Bayón Y, Arranz JJ. 2012. GWA analysis for milk production traits in dairy sheep and genetic support for a QTN influencing milk protein percentage in the LALBA gene. PLoS One 7 (10):e47782. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047782.
  5. Gunia M., Phocas F., Gourdine J-L.l., Bijma P., Mandonnet N. 2013. Simulated selection responses for breeding programs including resistance and resilience to parasites in Creole goats. Journal of Animal Science 91:572-581. DOI: 10.2527/jas2011-5071.
  6. Riggio, V, Matika, O, Pong-Wong, R., Stear, M.J. and Bishop S.C. 2013. Genome- wide association and regional heritability mapping to identify loci underlying variation in nematode resistance and body weight in Scottish Blackface sheep. Heredity 110:420-429. DOI:10.1038/hdy.2012.90.
  7. Demars J, Fabre S, Sarry J, Rossetti R, Gilbert H, et al. (2013) Genome-Wide Association Studies Identify Two Novel BMP15 Mutations Responsible for an Atypical Hyperprolificacy Phenotype in Sheep. PLoS Genet 9(4): e1003482. DOI:10.1371/journal.pgen.1003482.
  8. Anton Gossner, Hazel Wilkie, Anagha Joshi and John Hopkins. 2013. Exploring the abomasal lymph node transcriptome for genes associated with resistance to the sheep nematode Teladorsagia circumcincta. Veterinary Research 2013, 44:68. DOI:10.1186/1297-9716-44-68.
  9. Riggio, V. Pong-Wong, R., Sallé, G., Usai, M.G., Casu, S., Moreno, C., Matika, O. and Bishop, S.C. 2014.  A joint analysis to identify loci underlying variation in nematode resistance in three European sheep populations. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics. doi: 10.1111/jbg.12071.
  10. Riggio, V., Abdel-Aziz, M., Matika, O., Moreno, C., Carta, A and Bishop, S.C. 2014. Accuracy of genomic prediction within and across populations for body weight and nematode resistance traits in sheep. Animal 8, 520-8. DOI: 10.1017/S1751731114000081.
  11. Yu Jiang et al., and Brian P. Dalrymple. 2014. The sheep genome illuminates biology of the rumen and lipid metabolism. Science 344, 1168-1173. DOI: 10.1126/science.1252806.
  12. Bishop, S.C. 2014. Genetic resistance to infections in sheep and goats. Veterinary Microbiology (In Press)

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