Articles | Volume 60, issue 2
Arch. Anim. Breed., 60, 153–160, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-60-153-2017
Arch. Anim. Breed., 60, 153–160, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-60-153-2017

Original study 13 Jun 2017

Original study | 13 Jun 2017

Genetic diversity in Tunisian horse breeds

Bayrem Jemmali et al.

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This study aimed at screening genetic diversity and differentiation in four horse breeds raised in Tunisia: the Barb (BA), Arab-Barb (AB), Arabian (AR), and English Thoroughbred (TS) breeds. A total of 200 blood samples were collected and genomic DNA was extracted. The average number of alleles per locus was 7.52 (0.49), 7.35 (0.54), 6.3 (0.44), and 6 (0.38) for the AB, BA, AR, and TS, respectively. Results showed that the important amount of genetic variation was within population.