Sus scrofa

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Sus scrofa

Sus scrofa

A Quantitative Trait Locus for Oleic Fatty Acid Content on Sus scrofa Chromosome 7

Nine new cases of reciprocal translocation in the domestic pig (Sus scrofa domestica L.)

Analysis of Muscle and Ovary Transcriptome of Sus scrofa: Assembly, Annotation and Marker Discovery

Expression patterns and subcellular localization of porcine (Sus Scrofa) lectin, galactose-binding, soluble 1 gene

The GENETPIG database: a tool for comparative mapping in pig (Sus scrofa)

Abiotic and biotic influences on home-range size of wild pigs (Sus scrofa)

Genome-wide profiling of Sus scrofa circular RNAs across nine organs and three developmental stages

Parasitism of Domestic Swine (Sus scrofa) by Amblyomma Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) on a Farm at Monte Negro, Western Amazon, Brazil

Biological Transmission of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (New Jersey Serotype) by Simulium vittatum (Diptera: Simuliidae) to Domestic Swine (Sus scrofa)

Mechanical Transmission of Vesicular Stomatitis New Jersey Virus by Simulium vittatum (Diptera: Simuliidae) to Domestic Swine (Sus scrofa)

Responses of Single Taste Fibers and Whole Chorda Tympani and Glossopharyngeal Nerve in the Domestic Pig, Sus scrofa

Spatiotemporal behavioral plasticity of wild boar (Sus scrofa) under contrasting conditions of human pressure: primeval forest and metropolitan area

Niche Partitioning among White-Lipped Peccaries (Tayassu pecari), Collared Peccaries (Pecari tajacu), and Feral Pigs (Sus scrofa)

Comparison of male and female meiotic segregation patterns in translocation heterozygotes: a case study in an animal model (Sus scrofa domestica L.)

Immunohistochemical and ultra-structural detection of Pneumocystis in wild boars (Sus scrofa) co-infected with porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) in Southern Brazil


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The pig. Domesticated pigs are generally given the subspecies name domestica. The haploid chromosome number is 19, and about 350 genes have been mapped. Because of its anatomical and physiological similarities with humans and the ease with which it can be bred in large numbers, the domesticated pig is the most likely source of organs for replacement of those incapable of continued function in humans. Unfortunately, pig organs transplanted into humans are rapidly rejected by the recipient's immune system. The generation of genetically engineered pigs may eventually overcome this rejection problem. See Classification, Chordata, Mammalia, Artiodactyla; swine, transgenic animals, xenoplastic transplantation.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

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