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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 192787, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2010/192787
Review Article

Reproductive Technologies and Genomic Selection in Cattle

1UNCEIA, Department of Research and Development, 13 rue Jouet, 94704 Maisons Alfort, France
2Department of Clinical Studies, SLU, 750-07 Uppsala, Sweden
3UNCEIA Dpt Fédéral, 75595 Paris, France
4INRA UMR1313 GABI, 78352 Jouy en Josas, France
5UNCEIA, Department of Research and Development, 38300 Chateauvillain, France
6INRA BDR, 78350 Jouy en Josas, France
7LABOGENA, 78350 Jouy en Josas, France
8UMOTEST, 01250 Cezeyriat, France

Received 30 June 2010; Accepted 23 September 2010

Academic Editor: Ingo Nolte

Copyright © 2010 Patrice Humblot et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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