J Kantanen

Summary

Affiliation: MTT Agrifood Research Finland
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Mitochondrial DNA and Y-chromosomal diversity in ancient populations of domestic sheep (Ovis aries) in Finland: comparison with contemporary sheep breeds
    Marianna Niemi
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen, Finland
    Genet Sel Evol 45:2. 2013
  2. pmc A microsatellite-based analysis for the detection of selection on BTA1 and BTA20 in northern Eurasian cattle (Bos taurus) populations
    Meng Hua Li
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, FI 31600 Jokioinen, Finland
    Genet Sel Evol 42:32. 2010
  3. pmc Genetic differentiation between the Old and New types of Serbian Tsigai sheep
    Mirjana Cinkulov
    Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Novi Sad, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia
    Genet Sel Evol 40:321-31. 2008
  4. pmc Estimation of relatedness among non-pedigreed Yakutian cryo-bank bulls using molecular data: implications for conservation and breed management
    Ilma Tapio
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen, Finland
    Genet Sel Evol 42:28. 2010
  5. pmc Genetic components of grey cattle in Estonia as revealed by microsatellite analysis using two Bayesian clustering methods
    Meng Hua Li
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, FI 31600 Jokioinen, Finland
    BMC Res Notes 4:37. 2011
  6. pmc Microsatellite-based genetic diversity and population structure of domestic sheep in northern Eurasia
    Miika Tapio
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, 31600 Jokioinen, Finland
    BMC Genet 11:76. 2010
  7. pmc Divergent evolution in the cytoplasmic domains of PRLR and GHR genes in Artiodactyla
    Terhi Iso-Touru
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen, Finland
    BMC Evol Biol 9:172. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Maternal and paternal genealogy of Eurasian taurine cattle (Bos taurus)
    J Kantanen
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen, Finland
    Heredity (Edinb) 103:404-15. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Native breeds demonstrate high contributions to the molecular variation in northern European sheep
    M Tapio
    Animal Production Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen FI 31600, Finland
    Mol Ecol 14:3951-63. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic components in contemporary Faroe Islands Cattle as revealed by microsatellite analysis
    M H Li
    Animal Production Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen, Finland
    J Anim Breed Genet 122:309-17. 2005

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Publications19

  1. pmc Mitochondrial DNA and Y-chromosomal diversity in ancient populations of domestic sheep (Ovis aries) in Finland: comparison with contemporary sheep breeds
    Marianna Niemi
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen, Finland
    Genet Sel Evol 45:2. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc A microsatellite-based analysis for the detection of selection on BTA1 and BTA20 in northern Eurasian cattle (Bos taurus) populations
    Meng Hua Li
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, FI 31600 Jokioinen, Finland
    Genet Sel Evol 42:32. 2010
    ..In cattle, selection for economically important traits is a long-term strategy and it has been reported that microsatellites are linked to these important loci...
  3. pmc Genetic differentiation between the Old and New types of Serbian Tsigai sheep
    Mirjana Cinkulov
    Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Novi Sad, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia
    Genet Sel Evol 40:321-31. 2008
    ..e. the two Tsigai types are clearly differentiated and the New Tsigai type has been influenced by crossbreeding. Therefore, the Cokan Tsigai should be considered as a distinct endangered breed in the FAO classification...
  4. pmc Estimation of relatedness among non-pedigreed Yakutian cryo-bank bulls using molecular data: implications for conservation and breed management
    Ilma Tapio
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen, Finland
    Genet Sel Evol 42:28. 2010
    ..Nowadays only ca. 1200 purebred animals are left in Yakutia. The semen of six Yakutian bulls was stored in a cryo-bank without any pedigree documentation because of the traditional free herding style of the population...
  5. pmc Genetic components of grey cattle in Estonia as revealed by microsatellite analysis using two Bayesian clustering methods
    Meng Hua Li
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, FI 31600 Jokioinen, Finland
    BMC Res Notes 4:37. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  6. pmc Microsatellite-based genetic diversity and population structure of domestic sheep in northern Eurasia
    Miika Tapio
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, 31600 Jokioinen, Finland
    BMC Genet 11:76. 2010
    ..In addition we estimated how important within-species diversity hotspots are in livestock conservation...
  7. pmc Divergent evolution in the cytoplasmic domains of PRLR and GHR genes in Artiodactyla
    Terhi Iso-Touru
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen, Finland
    BMC Evol Biol 9:172. 2009
    ..We have previously studied the molecular anatomy of the cytoplasmic domain of GHR in different cattle breeds and artiodactyl species. In this study we have analysed the corresponding cytoplasmic signalling region of PRLR...
  8. doi request reprint Maternal and paternal genealogy of Eurasian taurine cattle (Bos taurus)
    J Kantanen
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen, Finland
    Heredity (Edinb) 103:404-15. 2009
    ..In conclusion, to maintain diversity, breeds showing rare Y-haplotypes should be prioritised in the conservation of cattle genetic resources...
  9. ncbi request reprint Native breeds demonstrate high contributions to the molecular variation in northern European sheep
    M Tapio
    Animal Production Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen FI 31600, Finland
    Mol Ecol 14:3951-63. 2005
    ..Our study indicates breed conservation to be especially important in maintaining allelic variation in northern European sheep and supports the evolutionary importance of peripheral populations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic components in contemporary Faroe Islands Cattle as revealed by microsatellite analysis
    M H Li
    Animal Production Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen, Finland
    J Anim Breed Genet 122:309-17. 2005
    ..Strategies for preserving the original native genes in Faroe Islands Cattle should be considered in order to prevent the breed from becoming extinct and to strengthen the breed's capability in future breeding programmes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Unfolding of population structure in Baltic sheep breeds using microsatellite analysis
    I Tapio
    MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Animal Breeding Research, Jokioinen FI 31600, Finland
    Heredity (Edinb) 94:448-56. 2005
    ..Combining these genetic populations with phenotypic and aetiological data will enable formulation of the most informed recommendations for gene resource management...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reduced genetic structure of north Ethiopian cattle revealed by Y-chromosome analysis
    M H Li
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen, Finland
    Heredity 98:214-21. 2007
    ..The findings also provide insight into the historical immigration of cattle into East Africa...
  13. doi request reprint Genetic structure of Eurasian cattle (Bos taurus) based on microsatellites: clarification for their breed classification
    M H Li
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen, Finland
    Anim Genet 41:150-8. 2010
    ..47%, P < 0.001; geographical division, 0.77%, P < 0.001)...
  14. doi request reprint Genetic diversity and structure of the West Balkan Pramenka sheep types as revealed by microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA analysis
    M Cinkulov
    Faculty of Agriculture, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia
    J Anim Breed Genet 125:417-26. 2008
    ..The Pramenka sheep represents a valuable resource of genetic diversity in sheep...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prioritization for conservation of northern European cattle breeds based on analysis of microsatellite data
    I Tapio
    Institute of Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, FI 31600 Jokioinen, Finland
    Conserv Biol 20:1768-79. 2006
    ..method. Our results indicate that both methods of Weitzman and Eding et al. recognize the importance of local populations as a valuable resource of genetic variation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Analysis of population differentiation in North Eurasian cattle (Bos taurus) using single nucleotide polymorphisms in three genes associated with production traits
    M H Li
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, FIN 31600 Jokioinen, Finland
    Anim Genet 37:390-2. 2006
    ..062, sigma = 0.020). Our results suggest a slightly higher population differentiation across the candidate genes (FST = 0.108) than across microsatellites (FST = 0.095), possibly because of selection and stochastic effects...
  17. doi request reprint Genetic diversity and pedigree analysis of the Finnsheep breed
    M H Li
    Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, FI 31600 Jokioinen, Finland
    J Anim Sci 87:1598-605. 2009
    ..Relationship coefficients of rams with other breeding rams and rams with breeding ewes are suggested to aid in situ and ex situ conservation decisions on maintaining genetic diversity of Finnsheep...
  18. doi request reprint A genome-wide scan study identifies a single nucleotide substitution in ASIP associated with white versus non-white coat-colour variation in sheep (Ovis aries)
    M H Li
    1 Biotechnology and Food Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen, Finland 2 Key Laboratory of Animal Ecology and Conservation Biology, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    Heredity (Edinb) 112:122-31. 2014
    ..Together with ASIP, the two other newly identified genes (TYRP1 and MITF) in the Finnsheep, bordering associated SNPs, represent a new resource for enriching sheep coat-colour genetics and breeding. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparison of microsatellite and blood protein diversity in sheep: inconsistencies in fragmented breeds
    M Tapio
    Animal Production Research, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, FIN 31600 Jokioinen, Finland
    Mol Ecol 12:2045-56. 2003
    ..Imported and rare sheep exhibited lowered allelic variability and increased frequency of pairwise disequilibria between unlinked markers. Our results emphasize that more loci are required for studying fragmented breeds...