Special Issue "Integration of Genomics into Animal Management; Genome-Assisted Animal Management, Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics in Cattle"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2021) | Viewed by 1066
Recent rapid developments in genetics and genome science are driving precise animal genetic selection and feeding management in the livestock industry. Since the first bovine genome was sequenced in 2009, the technology has become much faster and cheaper. As a result, cattle bio-big-data such as high-density genotypes, whole-genome sequencing, and multi-omics data are entering into animal genetic improvement and management (more precise animal feeding based on their genetic potential), particularly to select genetically good animals and more efficient feeding trials based on personalized animal genetic information. Moreover, genetic-based feed additives in the cattle industry will become very popular. Therefore, looking into interactions between genetic information and feed-additives is one of the most pertinent research fields in animal science. We would like to invite original research papers on animal precision managements (genotype-based feeding strategies), nutrigenetics (genotype by feed additives interaction) and nutrigenomics using multi-omics data in cattle, which unveils the biological mechanisms underlying the animal complex traits, to provide insights into the impact of genetic and environmental variation at the genome levels.Dr. Seung-Hwan Lee
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- animal genomics
- genomic selection
- genome-assisted management of livestock
- nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics