Improving Genetic Disease Resistance in Farm Animals: A Seminar in the Community Programme for the Coordination of Agricultural Research, held in Brus by Akke Jitske AkkermansImproving Genetic Disease Resistance in Farm Animals: A Seminar in the Community Programme for the Coordination of Agricultural Research, held in Brus by Akke Jitske Akkermans

Improving Genetic Disease Resistance in Farm Animals: A Seminar in the Community Programme for the…

byAkke Jitske AkkermansEditorW. Sybesma

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Title:Improving Genetic Disease Resistance in Farm Animals: A Seminar in the Community Programme for the…Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:February 15, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contensts.- Session 1: General aspects Chairperson: A.J. van der Zijpp.- Introduction:.- Biological significance of the MHC.- Session 2: MHC serology and immunology Chairperson: M. Simonsen.- The characterisation and function of the bovine MHC:.- Current status of SLA class I and II serology:.- ELA (Equine Lymphocyte Alloantigens) serology and genetics:.- The chicken MHC and its importance:.- Some evidence for the presence of an MHC analogue in fish:.- Session 3: MHC polymorphism by protein chemistry and DNA techniques Chairperson: R.L. Spooner.- BoLa polymorphism, biochemical analysis at the product level:.- Comparison of BoLa class I and class II typing methods and their application to MHC function studies:.- The molecular genetics of the SLA complex:.- Molecular anatomy of the chicken Major Histocompatibility B complex:.- Session 4: MHC and disease associations Chairpersons: M. Vaiman and S. Lazary.- Possible influence of the Caprine Leucocyte Antigen (CLA) system on development of Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis (CAE) in family and population studies:.- Statistical aspects of cattle MHC (BOLA) and disease associations exemplified by an investigation of subclinical mastitis:.- Possible effects of the pig SLA complex on physiological performances:.- ELA disease associations:.- Session 5: Immune response markers and disease resistance Chairperson: E. Andresen.- An immune competence profile in swine:.- The genetics of parasite resisrance in sheep:.- The Biozzi model applied to the chicken:.- Genetic resistance to bovine mastitis:.- Session 6: General discussion Chairpersons: W. Sybesma and A.J. van der Zijpp.- General Discussions and Conclusions.