NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In BMC Genomics, researchers from the University of Edinburgh and elsewhere introduced a high-density SNP genotyping array developed for the Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar.

The team used a combination of reduced representation sequencing, restriction site-associated sequencing, and RNA sequencing to track down more than 400,000 candidate SNPs in samples from nearly 300 farmed and wild salmon.

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