Journal article

Whole-genome sequencing of 234 bulls facilitates mapping of monogenic and complex traits in cattle

Hans D Daetwyler, Aurelien Capitan, Hubert Pausch, Paul Stothard, Rianne Van Binsbergen, Rasmus F Brondum, Xiaoping Liao, Anis Djari, Sabrina C Rodriguez, Cecile Grohs, Diane Esquerre, Olivier Bouchez, Marie-Noelle Rossignol, Christophe Klopp, Dominique Rocha, Sebastien Fritz, Andre Eggen, Phil J Bowman, David Coote, Amanda J Chamberlain Show all

Nature Genetics | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2014

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)


Awarded by Apisgene


Awarded by Green Development and Demonstration Programme of the Danish Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries


Awarded by Strategic Research Council and Viking Genetics


Awarded by USDA-ARS


Awarded by USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) competitive grant from the Animal Genome Program


Funding Acknowledgements

H.P. and R.F. acknowledge funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) within the AgroClustEr-Synbreed Synergistic Plant and Animal Breeding' (grant 0315527B). We acknowledge the Bavarian State Research Center and Vereinigte Informationssysteme Tierhaltung (VIT) Verden for providing phenotype data. Swissgenetics is acknowledged for providing the DNA material for a Swiss Simmental bull. P.S. and X.L. acknowledge funding from the Genome Canada project entitled 'Whole-Genome Sequence Selection Through Genome-Wide Imputation in Beef Cattle' and acknowledge WestGrid and Compute/Calcul Canada for providing computing resources. D.A.B., A.C., S.F. and D.R. acknowledge the Agence Nationale de la Recherche and Apisgene for funding the Cartoseq project (ANR-10-GENM-0018). T. Simon (EVOLUTION), S. Legrain and P. Laurent (INRA) are acknowledged for providing samples from bulldog calves and information. J.-M. Vacelet (GEN'IAtest), G. Fayolle (UMOTEST) and D. Peinturier (Jura Mail) are acknowledged for providing samples and phenotypic information for curly coat in Montbeliarde cattle A. Baur (UNCEIA) and A. Barbat (INRA) are acknowledged for providing haplotype and fertility information for the HH3 study. We would like to thank E. Mullaart (CRV) for providing sequences for ten of the bulls used in this project. B.G., R.F.B. and M.S.L. acknowledge support from grant 3405-10-0137 from the Green Development and Demonstration Programme of the Danish Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Milk Levy Fund, grant 12-132452 (GenSAP) from the Strategic Research Council and Viking Genetics. C.P.V. acknowledges funding from USDA-ARS project 1245-31000-104-00D and USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) competitive grant 2009-65205-05635 from the Animal Genome Program. B.J.H., H.D.D., A.J.C., P.J.B. and M.E.G. acknowledge funding from the Dairy Futures Cooperative Research Centre, Dairy Australia and the Cooperative Research Centre for Beef Genetic Technologies.