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Journal of Genetics

, Volume 90, Issue 2, pp 315–318 | Cite as

Beneficial genotype of swine FUT1 gene governing resistance to E. coli F18 is associated with important economic traits

  • WEN-BIN BAO
  • LAN YE
  • ZHANG-YUAN Pan
  • JIN ZHU
  • GUO-QIANG ZHU
  • XUE-GEN HUANG
  • SHENG-LONG WU
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Keywords

pig FUT1 gene growth and development reproductive performance 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • WEN-BIN BAO
    • 1
    • 4
  • LAN YE
    • 1
  • ZHANG-YUAN Pan
    • 1
  • JIN ZHU
    • 1
  • GUO-QIANG ZHU
    • 2
    • 4
  • XUE-GEN HUANG
    • 3
    • 4
  • SHENG-LONG WU
    • 1
    • 4
  1. 1.Key Laboratory for Animal Genetics, Breeding, Reproduction and Molecular Design of Jiangsu Province, College of Animal Science and TechnologyYangzhou UniversityJiangsuPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.College of Veterinary MedicineYangzhou UniversityJiangsuPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.Suzhou Taihu Pig Breeding CentreJiangsuPeople’s Republic of China
  4. 4.Jiangsu Engineering Research Centre for Molecular Breeding of PigJiangsuPeople’s Republic of China

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