472 pages, illustrations
Reproductive Genomics in Domestic Animals is a thorough examination of genomics in the livestock industry, encompassing genome sciences, genome biotechnology, and reproduction. Recent developments in molecular genetics and genomics have enabled scientists to identify and characterize genes contributing to the complexity of reproduction in domestic animals, allowing scientists to improve reproductive traits. Providing the livestock industry with essential tools for enhancing reproductive efficiency, Reproductive Genomics in Domestic Animals surveys the current status of reproductive genomes and looks to the future direction of research.
Part I Quantitative Genomics of Reproduction
1 Reproductive Genomics: Genome, Transcriptome, and Proteome Resources
2 Quantitative Genomics of Female Reproduction
3 Quantitative Genomics of Male Reproduction
4 Genetics and Genomics of Reproductive Disorders
5 Genomics of Reproductive Diseases in Cattle and Swine
6 Comparative Genomics of the Y Chromosome and Male Fertility
7 Mitochondriomics of Reproduction and Fertility
Part II Physiological Genomics of Reproduction
8 Functional Genomics Studies of Ovarian Function in Livestock: Physiological Insight Gained and Perspective for the Future
9 Physiological Genomics of Preimplantation Embryo Development in Production Animals
10 Physiological Genomics of Conceptus-Endometrial Interactions Mediating Corpus Luteum Rescue
11 Physiological Genomics of Placental Growth and Development
12 Cellular, Molecular, and Genomic Mechanisms Regulating Testis Function in Livestock
Part III Genomics and Reproductive Biotechnology
13 The Epigenome and Its Relevance to Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer and Nuclear Reprogramming
14 Biotechnology and Fertility Regulation
15 Proteomics of Male Seminal Plasma
16 Evolutionary Genomics of Sex Determination in Domestic Animals
17 Toxicogenomics of Reproductive Endocrine Disruption
18 Nutrigenomics for Improved Reproduction
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Zhihua Jiang, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Animal Genomics in the Department of Animal Sciences at Washington State University.
Troy L. Ott, Ph.D., PAS, is Associate Professor of Reproductive Biology at Penn State University.