Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

1-18-2005

Abstract

A method for determining improved innate immunity, disease resistance or performance in animals is disclosed. The method involves assays for a genetic differences in the NRAMP1 gene of the animal which is associated with superior disease resistance. Novel NRAMP1 sequence, assays, and compositions for identifying the presence of absence of these alleles are provided.

Patent Number

US 6,844,159 B2

ISURF Reference Number

02595

Assignee

Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc., Pig Inprovement Company

Application Number

US 10/160,948

Date Filed

5-31-2002

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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