The tame gene

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A team of scientists from Germany, Russia and Sweden have discovered a set of genetic regions responsible for animal tameness. This discovery, published in the June issue of the journal Genetics, should help animal breeders, farmers and anyone else who handles and raises animals to more fully understand what makes some animals interact with humans better than others. It may also lead to more precise breeding strategies designed to pass specific genes from one generation to the next as a way to produce tame animals.



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