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Research Article

Identification of Genetic Variation on the Horse Y Chromosome and the Tracing of Male Founder Lineages in Modern Breeds

  • Barbara Wallner mail,

    barbara.wallner@vetmeduni.ac.at

    Affiliation: Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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  • Claus Vogl,

    Affiliation: Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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  • Priyank Shukla,

    Affiliation: Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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  • Joerg P. Burgstaller,

    Affiliation: Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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  • Thomas Druml,

    Affiliation: Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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  • Gottfried Brem

    Affiliation: Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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  • Published: April 03, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060015

About the Authors

Barbara Wallner, Claus Vogl, Priyank Shukla, Joerg P. Burgstaller, Thomas Druml, Gottfried Brem
Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Corresponding Author

Email: barbara.wallner@vetmeduni.ac.at

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BW GB. Performed the experiments: BW JB. Analyzed the data: BW PS CV TD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JB PS. Wrote the paper: BW CV TD GB.