Essays about: "pedigree"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 essays containing the word pedigree.

  1. 1. Co-inheritance of breast and prostate cancer in a pedigree with large family data

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Mikrodataanalys

    Author : Adrián Calvo Chozas; [2020]
    Keywords : prostate cancer; breast cancer; simulations; MCMCglmm; heritability; genetic correlation;

    Abstract : The connection between breast and prostate cancer in relatives within a family is an intriguing question in the field since this information is valuable when diagnosing patients with either type of cancer as it may contribute to cancer prevention. The aim of the thesis is to ascertain whether these two cancers are inherited together. READ MORE

  2. 2. Genetic diversity status and associations with sperm quality characteristics in farmed Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.) across Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Anam Anjum; [2020]
    Keywords : Arctic charr; dd-RADseq; genetic diversity; GWAS; reproductive success;

    Abstract : The national breeding programme of Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.) has been of fundamental importance for the expansion of Arctic charr farming across Sweden. Selection has been ongoing since 1980s documenting approximately 10% improvement per generation regarding growth related traits. READ MORE

  3. 3. Genotyping ethylene production genes Md-ACS1 and Md-ACO1 for markerassisted selection in apple

    University essay from SLU/Department of Plant Breeding (from 130101)

    Author : Johan Lundmark; [2019]
    Keywords : malus domestica; ripening; fruit firmness; shelf-life; storage; nordic; Baltic;

    Abstract : Texture, firmness and storability are among the most important traits for fruit quality in apple. Consumers are increasingly demanding apples with a “crispy texture”, and the market is offering a premium for a longer shelf life, which has as a result generated an increased interest from plant breeders to meet these demands. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pedigree reconstruction reveals large scale movement patterns and population dynamics of wolverines (Gulo gulo) across Fennoscandia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Stephanie Higgins; [2019]
    Keywords : wolverine; pedigree; dispersal; genomics; connectivity;

    Abstract : Dispersal is a biological imperative for many species, facilitating gene flow and influencing population dynamics. Modern landscapes are increasingly fragmented, leaving species that rely on dispersal trapped in ever shrinking areas. READ MORE

  5. 5. Personality traits in competition dogs : a quantitative genetic study on competition dogs

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Evelina Kess; [2019]
    Keywords : dog; Dutch Shepherd; Belgian shepherd Malinois; German shepherd; IGP; dog mentality assessment; IPO; heritability; competition; personality;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between performance and personality in three working dog breeds. The breeds that were chosen were the German Shepherd, the Belgian Shepherd Malinois and the Dutch Shepherd (Short haired). READ MORE