Research Information:

Association of LEI0258 marker alleles and susceptibility to virulent Newcastle Disease Virus infection in Kuroiler, Sasso, and Local Tanzanian Chicken

Animal Health

To study the genetic polymorphism of LEIO258 microsatellite marker and association with chicken embryos survival variability to virulent NDV infection in Kuroiler, Sasso, and local Tanzanian chicken.

From: International Livestock Research Institute(ILRI)-Tanzania (ILRI) | 2020 | Research Done By: Mpenda Fulgence,

Funding Source: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Research Recommendation:
There is a relationship between LEI0258 marker polymorphisms and variations in chicken susceptibility to NDV infection, which could be utilized in breeding programs designed to improve chicken disease resistance.