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Unpublished Paper
Gene Expression Associated With Virus Resistance in Chickens
Animal Industry Report
  • Susan J. Lamont, Iowa State University
  • Eyal Koren, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Avigdor Cahaner, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • E. Dan Heller, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Jacob Pitcovski, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Extension Number
ASL R2130
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Summary and Implications
We used the powerful contemporary genetic technologies of micrarray and Q-PCR to test global gene expression in a unique population of birds after challenge with infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV). Identification of genes that have differential expression between resistant and susceptible birds helps to determine the mechanisms of host resistance to this virus and may be used to select breeding stock for greater innate resistance to viral infection.
Copyright Holder
Iowa State University
Citation Information
Susan J. Lamont, Eyal Koren, Avigdor Cahaner, E. Dan Heller, et al.. "Gene Expression Associated With Virus Resistance in Chickens" (2006)
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