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Emergence of the chicken as a model organism: implications for agriculture and biology

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1460-71
Number of pages12
JournalPoultry Science
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2007


Many of the features of the chicken make it an ideal model organism for phylogenetics and embryology, along with applications in agriculture and medicine. The availability of new tools such as whole genome gene expression arrays and single nucleotide polymorphism panels, coupled with the genome sequence, will enhance this position. These advances are reviewed and their implications are discussed.

    Research areas

  • Agriculture, Animals, Biology/methods, Chickens/genetics, Genomics, Models, Animal

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