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Mapping Genes Is Good for You.

Annu Rev Anim Biosci 2019 02 8;7:1-16. Epub 2018 Oct 8.

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843-4467, USA; email:

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February 2019

Genomic Structure and Tissue Expression of the NK-Lysin Gene Family in Bison.

J Hered 2018 06;109(5):598-603

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jhered/esy022DOI Listing
June 2018

Expression of the Bovine NK-Lysin Gene Family and Activity against Respiratory Pathogens.

PLoS One 2016 13;11(7):e0158882. Epub 2016 Jul 13.

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4943647PMC
August 2017

Duplication of chicken defensin7 gene generated by gene conversion and homologous recombination.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2016 11 14;113(48):13815-13820. Epub 2016 Nov 14.

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1616948113DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5137700PMC
November 2016

Tissue expression and antibacterial activity of host defense peptides in chicken.

BMC Vet Res 2016 Oct 13;12(1):231. Epub 2016 Oct 13.

WCU Biomodulation Major, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12917-016-0866-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5064907PMC
October 2016

Mapping a Major Gene for Resistance to Rift Valley Fever Virus in Laboratory Rats.

J Hered 2015 Nov-Dec;106(6):728-33. Epub 2015 Nov 6.

From the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, 4467 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-4467 (Busch and Womack); the Animal Resource Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390-9037 (Callicott); the Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555-0609 (Peters); and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555-0609 (Morrill).

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April 2016

Bovine NK-lysin: Copy number variation and functional diversification.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2015 Dec 14;112(52):E7223-9. Epub 2015 Dec 14.

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1519374113DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4702975PMC
December 2015

Sequencing the mouse Y chromosome reveals convergent gene acquisition and amplification on both sex chromosomes.

Cell 2014 Nov 30;159(4):800-13. Epub 2014 Oct 30.

Whitehead Institute, 9 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA; Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA; Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitehead Institute, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2014.09.052DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4260969PMC
November 2014

Genome-wide DNA methylation profiles and their relationships with mRNA and the microRNA transcriptome in bovine muscle tissue (Bos taurine).

Sci Rep 2014 Oct 13;4:6546. Epub 2014 Oct 13.

College of Animal Science and Technology, Northwest A&F University, Shaanxi Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology for Agriculture, Yangling Shaanxi, People's Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep06546DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4194443PMC
October 2014

Mapping and genotypic analysis of the NK-lysin gene in chicken.

Genet Sel Evol 2014 Jul 7;46:43. Epub 2014 Jul 7.

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1297-9686-46-43DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4120735PMC
July 2014

An update of the goat genome assembly using dense radiation hybrid maps allows detailed analysis of evolutionary rearrangements in Bovidae.

BMC Genomics 2014 Jul 23;15:625. Epub 2014 Jul 23.

Key lab of animal genetics, breeding and reproduction of ministry education, College of Animal Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, People's Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2164-15-625DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4141111PMC
July 2014

Chicken NK-lysin is an alpha-helical cationic peptide that exerts its antibacterial activity through damage of bacterial cell membranes.

Poult Sci 2014 Apr;93(4):864-70

World Class University Biomodulation Major, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea 151-742.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3382/ps.2013-03670DOI Listing
April 2014

Functional characterization of naturally occurring melittin peptide isoforms in two honey bee species, Apis mellifera and Apis cerana.

Peptides 2014 Mar 8;53:185-93. Epub 2014 Feb 8.

WCU Biomodulation Major, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-921, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.peptides.2014.01.026DOI Listing
March 2014

Gene expression and DNA methylation status of chicken primordial germ cells.

Mol Biotechnol 2013 Jun;54(2):177-86

Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.

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June 2013

Genomics of complex traits.

Ann N Y Acad Sci 2012 Oct;1271:33-6

Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-6632.2012.06733.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3483623PMC
October 2012

First steps: bovine genomics in historical perspective.

Authors:
James E Womack

Anim Genet 2012 Jul;43 Suppl 1:2-8

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4467, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2052.2012.02382.xDOI Listing
July 2012

Effects of a single nucleotide polymorphism in the chicken NK-lysin gene on antimicrobial activity and cytotoxicity of cancer cells.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2012 Jul 10;109(30):12087-92. Epub 2012 Jul 10.

World Class University Biomodulation Major, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-742, Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1209161109DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3409721PMC
July 2012

Water buffalo genome science comes of age.

Int J Biol Sci 2010 Jun 17;6(4):333-49. Epub 2010 Jun 17.

Department of Animal Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6351, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2892297PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.7150/ijbs.6.333DOI Listing
June 2010

A "season of light" in stem cell research and regenerative medicine: observations on recent developments.

Authors:
James E Womack

ILAR J 2009 ;51(1):85-7

Department of Veterinary Pathology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4467, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ilar.51.1.85DOI Listing
April 2010

Diversity and evolution of 11 innate immune genes in Bos taurus taurus and Bos taurus indicus cattle.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2010 Jan 14;107(1):151-6. Epub 2009 Dec 14.

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4467, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0913006107DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2806759PMC
January 2010

Sequence analysis and polymorphism discovery in 4 members of the bovine cathelicidin gene family.

J Hered 2009 Mar-Apr;100(2):241-5. Epub 2009 Jan 8.

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4467, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jhered/esn112DOI Listing
June 2009

A high resolution RH map of the bovine major histocompatibility complex.

BMC Genomics 2009 Apr 24;10:182. Epub 2009 Apr 24.

Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843-4458, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2164-10-182DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2682492PMC
April 2009

A high-resolution radiation hybrid map of rhesus macaque chromosome 5 identifies rearrangements in the genome assembly.

Genomics 2008 Oct 31;92(4):210-8. Epub 2008 Jul 31.

Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, California National Primate Research Center, Davis, CA 95616, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ygeno.2008.05.013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2605074PMC
October 2008

Molecular characterization of the Rocky Mountain elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni) PRNP putative promoter.

J Hered 2007 Nov-Dec;98(7):678-86. Epub 2007 Nov 21.

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4467, USA.

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February 2008

High resolution radiation hybrid maps of bovine chromosomes 19 and 29: comparison with the bovine genome sequence assembly.

BMC Genomics 2007 Sep 4;8:310. Epub 2007 Sep 4.

Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton T6G2P5, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2164-8-310DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2064936PMC
September 2007

Genomic comparison of Lewis and Wistar-Furth rat substrains by use of microsatellite markers.

J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 2007 Mar;46(2):25-9

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, USA.

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March 2007

Identification of genetic variation and putative regulatory regions in bovine CARD15.

Mamm Genome 2006 Aug 4;17(8):892-901. Epub 2006 Aug 4.

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843-4467, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00335-005-0148-2DOI Listing
August 2006

Radiation hybrid mapping and comparative sequence analysis of bovine RIG-I and MAVS genes.

DNA Seq 2006 Aug;17(4):314-8

Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX 77843-4467, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10425170600857582DOI Listing
August 2006

Wide-cross whole-genome radiation hybrid mapping of the cotton (Gossypium barbadense L.) genome.

Mol Genet Genomics 2006 Feb 16;275(2):105-13. Epub 2005 Dec 16.

Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A & M University, College Station, 77843-2474, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00438-005-0069-5DOI Listing
February 2006

Real-time PCR assay for measurement of mouse telomeres.

Comp Med 2006 Feb;56(1):17-22

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University College Station, Texas, USA.

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February 2006

Advances in livestock genomics: opening the barn door.

Authors:
James E Womack

Genome Res 2005 Dec;15(12):1699-705

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Center for Animal Biotechnology and Genomics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843-4467, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/gr.3809105DOI Listing
December 2005

A high-resolution physical map of equine homologs of HSA19 shows divergent evolution compared with other mammals.

Mamm Genome 2005 Aug 14;16(8):631-49. Epub 2005 Sep 14.

Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 77843, USA.

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August 2005

High-resolution RH map of horse chromosome 22 reveals a putative ancestral vertebrate chromosome.

Genomics 2005 Feb;85(2):188-200

Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ygeno.2004.10.012DOI Listing
February 2005

Comparative PRNP genotyping of U.S. cattle sires for potential association with BSE.

Mamm Genome 2004 Oct;15(10):828-33

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843-4467, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00335-004-2400-6DOI Listing
October 2004

Wide-cross whole-genome radiation hybrid mapping of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.).

Genetics 2004 Jul;167(3):1317-29

Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843-2474, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1534/genetics.103.020479DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1470948PMC
July 2004

A detailed physical map of the horse Y chromosome.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2004 Jun 14;101(25):9321-6. Epub 2004 Jun 14.

Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Public Health, Texas A&M University, College Station, 77843, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC438975PMC
June 2004

A 1.4-Mb interval RH map of horse chromosome 17 provides detailed comparison with human and mouse homologues.

Genomics 2004 Feb;83(2):203-15

Department of Veterinary Anatomy & Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ygeno.2003.07.002DOI Listing
February 2004

Exceptional conservation of horse-human gene order on X chromosome revealed by high-resolution radiation hybrid mapping.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2004 Feb;101(8):2386-91

Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0308513100DOI Listing
February 2004

The bovine 5' AMPK gene family: mapping and single nucleotide polymorphism detection.

Mamm Genome 2003 Dec;14(12):853-8

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4467, USA.

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December 2003

Haplotype variation in bovine Toll-like receptor 4 and computational prediction of a positively selected ligand-binding domain.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2003 Sep 12;100(18):10364-9. Epub 2003 Aug 12.

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology and Animal Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1333957100DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC193567PMC
September 2003

Bovine BRCA1 shows classic responses to genotoxic stress but low in vitro transcriptional activation activity.

Oncogene 2003 Sep;22(38):6032-44

Molecular Biology Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.onc.1206515DOI Listing
September 2003

A line of Berlin Druckrey IV rats proposed as a new model for human hereditary ataxia.

In Vivo 2002 Jul-Aug;16(4):255-63

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University College Station, TX 77843-4467, USA.

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April 2003

Identification and chromosome assignment of 23 genes expressed in meat and dairy cattle.

Chromosome Res 2002 ;10(5):411-8

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M University, College Station 77843, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/a:1016857820524DOI Listing
March 2003

The telomeric region of BTA18 containing a potential QTL region for health in cattle exhibits high similarity to the HSA19q region in humans.

Genomics 2003 Mar;81(3):270-8

Research Unit for Molecular Biology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals Dummerstorf, D-18196 Dummerstorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0888-7543(03)00019-3DOI Listing
March 2003

Comparative fine maps of bovine toll-like receptor 4 and toll-like receptor 2 regions.

Mamm Genome 2003 Feb;14(2):149-55

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00335-002-2213-4DOI Listing
February 2003

A radiation hybrid map of bovine X chromosome (BTAX).

Mamm Genome 2002 May;13(5):268-71

Departamento de Biologia, IBILCE - UNESP, São José Rio Preto, SP, 15054-000, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00335-001-2100-4DOI Listing
May 2002

Conservation of gene order between horse and human X chromosomes as evidenced through radiation hybrid mapping.

Genomics 2002 Mar;79(3):451-7

Department of Veterinary Anatomy, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/geno.2002.6723DOI Listing
March 2002

A radiation hybrid map of bovine chromosome 27.

Anim Genet 2002 Feb;33(1):75-6

USDA, ARS, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2052.2002.0742c.xDOI Listing
February 2002

A comparative radiation hybrid map of bovine chromosome 18 and homologous chromosomes in human and mice.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2002 Feb;99(4):2106-11

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.042688699DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC122326PMC
February 2002

The Cattle Gene Map.

Authors:
James E. Womack

ILAR J 1998 ;39(2-3):153-159

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA.

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January 1998