Sequencing Study Uncovers Selection Signals Behind Chicken Domestication | GenomeWeb

By Andrea Anderson

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – By sequencing and comparing genomic DNA from wild red jungle fowl (Gallus gallus) and chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus) from several domestic populations, Swedish, French, and American researchers have been able to pinpoint parts of the chicken genome under selection during domestication.

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