The Affymetrix® Axiom® whole genome chicken array includes 580,961 highly polymorphic genetic variants chosen from a screening of 1.8M markers. SNP discovery was carried out by resequencing 243 chickens from 24 lines representing both elite commercial and experimental lines.

Applications of Chicken Genotyping Array:

  • Genome-wide association studies
  • High-resolution genetic mapping
  • Mendelian trait mapping
  • Diversity analysis in indigenous chickens
  • Selection signature analysis

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