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Research Article

Retrospective Analysis for Genetic Improvement of Hip Joints of Cohort Labrador Retrievers in the United States: 1970–2007

  • Yali Hou equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Yali Hou, Yachun Wang

    Affiliation: College of Animal Science & Technology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • Yachun Wang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Yali Hou, Yachun Wang

    Affiliation: College of Animal Science & Technology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • George Lust,

    Affiliation: Baker Institute for Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Lan Zhu,

    Affiliation: Department of Statistics, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States of America

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  • Zhiwu Zhang mail,

    zz19@cornell.edu

    Affiliation: Institute for Genomic Diversity, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Rory J. Todhunter

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: February 24, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0009410

About the Authors

Yali Hou, Yachun Wang
College of Animal Science & Technology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
George Lust
Baker Institute for Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America
Lan Zhu
Department of Statistics, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States of America
Zhiwu Zhang
Institute for Genomic Diversity, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America
Rory J. Todhunter
Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: zz19@cornell.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GL LZ ZZ RJT. Performed the experiments: YH YW. Analyzed the data: YH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YW ZZ. Wrote the paper: GL LZ ZZ RJT.