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Genetic polymorphisms on heat-shock protein 70 gene and mitochondrial DNA d-loop variations: implications on selection for heat stress in indigenous chickens in Kenya

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PJpreprint: Genetic polymorphisms on heat-shock protein 70 gene and mitochondrial DNA d-loop variations: implications on selection for heat stress in indigenous chickens in Kenya https://t.co/S6DBQVugFc
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Supplemental Information

mtDNA haplotype sequence file

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27589v1/supp-1

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Grace M Kennedy performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Philip M Panyako analyzed the data, approved the final draft.

Philip A Oyier analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, approved the final draft.

Emmanuel K Ndiema approved the final draft.

Jacqueline K Lichoti approved the final draft.

Sheila C Ommeh conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, approved the final draft.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

This study received a “no objection to the research” from the Directorate of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries in Kenya under permit number RES/POL/VOL.XXVII/162 to sample indigenous chickens in Kenya.

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Directorate of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries in Kenya under permit number RES/POL/VOL.XXVII/162 to sample indigenous chickens in Kenya.

DNA Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of DNA sequences:

The mtDNA haplotype sequences described here are accessible via GenBank accession numbers MH681612 to MH681639

The HSP70 haplotype sequences described here are accessible via GenBank accession numbers KT948639, KT948640 and KT948641

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

GenBank

GenBank accession numbers MH681612 to MH681639, KT948639, KT948640 and KT948641

Funding

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (grant no. JKU/2/4/RP/181) The Japan International Cooperation Agency Africa –ai-JAPAN project/task force research fellowship awarded through the innovation center for molecular biology and biochemistry (iCMoB) (reference number: iCMoB/01/2014). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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