NEW YORK, Jan 4 – Scientists at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center, Neb. have sequenced 80,000 ESTs from the beef cattle genome and 40,000 from the swine genome in a livestock genomic pilot project, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service announced Thursday.

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