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zebu

a group of breeds of humped cattle, including Indian, East and West African, and most breeds of South-East Asian cattle. Origin of the Chinese Yellow, Sanga and Brahman. Includes Africander, Sahiwal, Sindhi and many others.
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2 alleles in the Bos indicus Hariana (n = 35), Sahiwal (n = 45) and Rathi (n = 51) cattle as identified by polymerase chain reaction restriction fragment length polymorphism BoLA DRB3.
The list of species, accession number, source and code Species Accession number Source Code Bos taurus V00654 GenBank Bos taurus Bos indicus NC_005971 GenBank Bos indicus Bos gaurus AF348593 GenBank Bos gaurus Bos javanicus D82889 GenBank Bos javanicus Bos grunniens AY955225 GenBank Bos grunniens Bos sauveli AY689189 GenBank Bos sauveli Bubalus bubalis D88635 GenBank Bubalus bubalis Bos frontalis EF061227~EF061237 This study BF01~BF11
The digested products were electrophoresed in 3% (SRY, ND5) or 5% (ND4) agarose gels and visualized on the UV light for identifying different restriction enzyme digestion patterns between Bos taurus (Hanwoo) and Bos indicus alleles.
Para ello una opcion disponible en la region es el uso de ganado Bos indicus o sus cruzas (2).
Overall, the tests indicated weaning and transport were most stressful for both Bos taurus and Bos indicus cattle.
2010) analyzed mtDNA control region sequences of 71 samples and SRY gene sequences of 39 samples, together with the available sequences in GenBank which showed that Yunnan gayal originated from the hybridization between male Bos frontalis and female Bos taurus or Bos indicus, and that Yunnan cattle mostly originated from B.
Also, the placental tissue is smaller in the Brahman--apparently a common trait in Bos indicus cattle," says Ferrell.
Published BCS systems for Bos taurus and Bos indicus cattle (East of Scotland Agricultural College, 1976; Earle, 1976; Wildman et al.
Here at MARC, the Bos indicus breeds we've evaluated include Nellore, Brahman, and Sahiwal," says Cundiff.
Bos indicus cows were allocated to one of two groups, one formed with 50 synchronized cows, while the second comprised 20 synchronized and superovulated females.
Unlike trypanosomosis, African Bos indicus cattle are believed to be more resistant to infestation by cattle ticks compared to taurine animals (Piper et al.