ARS Gene Collections Vital to Animal Research Efforts

ARS Gene Collections Vital to Animal Research Efforts

Chris Guy

When the National Animal Germplasm Program (NAGP) opened its doors a decade ago, it started out with genetic material from 40 lines of chicken. Today, the center operated by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Fort Collins, Colo., has grown into one of the largest repositories of its kind in the world, housing more than half a million genetic samples from 12,000 animals.

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