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Publication type: Journal Article
Document type: Full Paper

Year: 2006

Author(s): Brem, G

Title: Technologische Entwicklungen für die Beprobung von Nutztierpopulationen zum landesweiten Einsatz molekularbiologischer Analysen.

Source: Züchtungskunde (78) 401-414.

Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Brem Gottfried

Vetmed Research Units
Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics


Abstract:
A technology was developed for the collection of samples from all newborn animals in lifestock populations during the ear tagging process. The samples are preserved automatically by mumification in the sample container and can be stored at room temperature for years. DNA can be isolated quite easily from these samples. Only in less than 0,5% of the samples no analyses could be performed. Samples collection from all animals allows many different molecular genetic analyses for breeding purposes and traceability for consumer protection. Also BVDV eradication in cattle populations is possible.


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