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New magnetoreception gene Cryptochrome 1 (CRY1) influences racing performance of racing pigeons

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Lanckriet Ruben
Kruisken 22
9991 Adegem
Belgium
ruben@pigen.be
BE0875857936
Submitted by Lanckriet Ruben on Mon, 03/21/2022 - 14:57
Eye racing pigeon

A new gene has been found with a statistical association with good competition performance. In addition to the already well-known genes LDHA and DRD4, there is thus a new relevant marker that can help breeding strategies to try to breed better performing pigeons.
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