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Chicken genome: new tools and concepts

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  • Mary-Lee Dequéant
  • Olivier Pourquié

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)883-6
Number of pages4
JournalDevelopmental Dynamics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2005


Last spring, the Second International Chicken Genome Workshop was held at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, less than 2 months after the first draft of the chicken genome was publicly released in March, 2004. This major event was highly anticipated by the chicken community, because of the invaluable resources that would be newly provided. In addition, from an evolutionary standpoint, birds are the species most closely related to mammals, whose genome has been sequenced. The meeting gathered both agricultural and academic chicken communities and provided the opportunity to discuss the status of the chicken genome sequencing, the preliminary analysis of the chicken genome sequences freshly available, and the impact on avian genetic tools.

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  • Animals, Chickens, Education, Genome

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