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A few examples of our scientific results


Genome-wide association study and genomic prediction of tolerance to acute hypoxia in rainbow trout.

Fish are exposed to large variations in the concentration of oxygen in their aquatic environment. When oxygen is depleted in relation to what is...
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INRAE. Marie-Christine Lhopital, Race bovine limousine au coeur des Monts du Lyonnais (Sourcieux les Mines, Rhone)

The MYH3 gene, coding for an embryonic myosin, is mutated in a recessive form of cleft palate in Limousin cattle

Among the anomalies reported to the Observatoire National des Anomalies Bovines (ONAB,, a form of cleft palate emerged in 2012 in...
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CC Pikist

A promising therapeutic strategy for COVID-19: antisense oligonucleotide technology.

The current COVID-19 pandemic continues to require new and effective therapeutic strategies. We explored antisense therapy using oligonucleotides...
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@INRAE Bertrand Nicolas

Genetics for sustainable aquaculture: a review of 20 years of rainbow trout breeding

While fishing has reached its limits, the demand for fish is increasing every year. In this context, aquaculture constitutes an alternative, provided...
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INRAE @ N. Beaujean

Major transcriptomic, epigenetic and metabolic changes underlie the pluripotency continuum in the rabbit

Since 2008, researchers from the Biology of Reproduction, Environment, Epigenetics and Development Unit (UMR1198 BREED) have been collaborating with...
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INRAE @ C. Robert

Endurance: the horse's microbiota enters the race

The science of microbiota is not limited to humans. It applies to many animals, including endurance horses. Although their microbiota influences...
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@B. Nicolas INRAE

A new biotechnology effective in blocking the multiplication of SARS-CoV-2

More than 600 million people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 since 2020. Vaccines limit severe forms of the disease but do not block the spread of...
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Numéro spécial Frontiers Research Topics

A special issue of Frontiers Research topics on the role of non-coding RNAs involved in communication between the nuclear and mitochondrial genomes

An international working group on the role of non-coding RNAs involved in communication between the nuclear and mitochondrial genomes has just...
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@INRAE M. Dupont-Nivet

A powerful new tool for identifying genes of interest in farmed fish: a high-density chip with 665,000 genetic markers for rainbow trout

The knowledge of the variations of the DNA sequence which constitutes the genome of an individual is a central information in genetic research. If it...
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Comparaison des compositions des microbiotes caecaux des animaux vaccinés (en jaune) et non vaccinés (en bleu) en fonction des distances de Bray-Curtis (a.) avec l’ensemble des animaux (b.) pour chaque lignée génétique.

The composition of the caecal microbiota of laying hens infected with IBV varies according to genetic lineage and vaccination status

Vaccination of livestock is one of the most effective ways to prevent infectious diseases. The links between vaccine response and variations in the...
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