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Theme: Molecular, cellular and genetic analysis of growth in farm animals

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LS1001: Isolation and characterisation of porcine myosin heavy chain genes
Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £323,401
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1002: Identification of QTL for fatness and feed efficiency in broiler chickens
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1999, Cost £264,863
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1003: Genetic and nutritional control of fat deposition in ruminants
Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1999, Cost £371,821
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Nottingham, Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1005: Effect of nutrition in early life on the subsequent lifetime reproductive performance of ewes
Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1997, Cost £14,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1006: Improving pig quality by selection on the porcine myosin heavy chain genes
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 1999, Cost £101,489
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
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