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Genetic Diversity in the Modern Horse Illustrated from Genome-Wide SNP Data

  • Jessica L. Petersen mail,

    jlpeters@umn.edu

    Affiliation: University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, St Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • James R. Mickelson,

    Affiliation: University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, St Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • E. Gus Cothran,

    Affiliation: Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science, College Station, Texas, United States of America

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  • Lisa S. Andersson,

    Affiliation: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Jeanette Axelsson,

    Affiliation: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Ernie Bailey,

    Affiliation: University of Kentucky, Department of Veterinary Science, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • Danika Bannasch,

    Affiliation: University of California Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Matthew M. Binns,

    Affiliation: Equine Analysis, Midway, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • Alexandre S. Borges,

    Affiliation: University Estadual Paulista, Department of Veterinary Clinical Science, Botucatu-SP, Brazil

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  • Pieter Brama,

    Affiliation: University College Dublin, School of Veterinary Medicine, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Artur da Câmara Machado,

    Affiliation: University of Azores, Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Biotechnology Centre of Azores, Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal

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  • Ottmar Distl,

    Affiliation: University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Institute for Animal Breeding and Genetics, Hannover, Germany

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  • Michela Felicetti,

    Affiliation: University of Perugia, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Perugia, Italy

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  • Laura Fox-Clipsham,

    Affiliation: Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Newmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom

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  • Kathryn T. Graves,

    Affiliation: University of Kentucky, Department of Veterinary Science, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • Gérard Guérin,

    Affiliation: French National Institute for Agricultural Research-Animal Genetics and Integrative Biology Unit, Jouy en Josas, France

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  • Bianca Haase,

    Affiliation: University of Sydney, Veterinary Science, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Telhisa Hasegawa,

    Affiliation: Nihon Bioresource College, Koga, Ibaraki, Japan

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  • Karin Hemmann,

    Affiliation: University of Helsinki, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Emmeline W. Hill,

    Affiliation: University College Dublin, College of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Tosso Leeb,

    Affiliation: University of Bern, Institute of Genetics, Bern, Switzerland

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  • Gabriella Lindgren,

    Affiliation: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Hannes Lohi,

    Affiliation: University of Helsinki, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Maria Susana Lopes,

    Affiliation: University of Azores, Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Biotechnology Centre of Azores, Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal

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  • Beatrice A. McGivney,

    Affiliation: University College Dublin, College of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Sofia Mikko,

    Affiliation: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Nicholas Orr,

    Affiliation: Institute of Cancer Research, Breakthrough Breast Cancer Research Centre, London, United Kingdom

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  • M. Cecilia T Penedo,

    Affiliation: University of California Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Richard J. Piercy,

    Affiliation: Royal Veterinary College, Comparative Neuromuscular Diseases Laboratory, London, United Kingdom

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  • Marja Raekallio,

    Affiliation: University of Helsinki, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Stefan Rieder,

    Affiliation: Swiss National Stud Farm, Agroscope Liebefeld-Posieux Research Station, Avenches, Switzerland

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  • Knut H. Røed,

    Affiliation: Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, Oslo, Norway

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  • Maurizio Silvestrelli,

    Affiliation: University of Perugia, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Perugia, Italy

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  • June Swinburne,

    Affiliations: Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Newmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom, Animal DNA Diagnostics Ltd, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Teruaki Tozaki,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Racing Chemistry, Department of Molecular Genetics, Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan

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  • Mark Vaudin,

    Affiliation: Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Newmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom

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  • Claire M. Wade,

    Affiliation: University of Sydney, Veterinary Science, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Molly E. McCue

    Affiliation: University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, St Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Published: January 30, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054997

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