A Genome Scan For Positive Selection In Thoroughbred Horses: This study reports regions of the Thoroughbred horse genome that have been targets for selection during the 300-year development of the racehorse and strong candidate performance genes including those involved in insulin signalling, fat substrate utilisation and muscle strength.
Gu J, Orr N, Park SD, Katz LM, Sulimova G, MacHugh DE, Hill EW. PLoS One. 2009 Jun 2;4(6):e5767.
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