Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Contributor "Wheeler, Matthew B"
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(2016-07-14)Developmental duplications (DD) is a genetic condition recently characterized in Angus cattle. It is a congenital abnormality where duplication of neural crest derived tissues occurs during embryonic development. A common ...
(2017-07-19)With the growing demands on agricultural production around the world, it is becoming increasingly important to figure out how to feed the growing population. For thousands of years we have been optimizing our agricultural ...
Melatonin administration during the follicular phase and early pregnancy to minimize seasonal infertility in swine (2017-12-13)It is well documented that fertility in pigs is reduced in summer and fall compared to winter and spring. Termed as seasonal infertility, problems with follicular development and corpora lutea formation and other unknown ...
(2017-02-15)Genetically modifying animals is a tool that can be used to increase livestock production. The gene editing technology CRISPR has expanded the possibilities of gene editing. The Cas9 nuclease creates a double strand break ...