NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A research team involving hundreds of scientists from dozens of countries has finished sequencing the domestic cattle genome — and started unraveling its patterns of genetic variation. The work is being published in two papers appearing online today in Science. Another 20 companion reports are being published through BioMed Central.

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