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    • The first genotype II African swine fever virus isolated in Africa provides insight into the current Eurasian pandemic 

      Njau, Emma; Entfellner, Jean-Baka; Machuka, Eunice; Bochere, Edwina; Cleaveland, Sarah; Shirima, Gabriel; Kusiluka, Lughano; Upton, Chris; Bishop, Richard; Pelle, Roger; Okoth, Edward (Scientific Reports, 2021-06-22)
      African swine fever (ASF) caused by the African swine fever virus (ASFV) is ranked by OIE as the most important source of mortality in domestic pigs globally and is indigenous to African wild suids and soft ticks. Despite ...
    • Genome Scan for Variable Genes Involved in Environmental Adaptations of Nubian Ibex 

      Chebii, Vivien; Mpolya, Emmanuel; Oyola, Samuel; Kotze, Antoinette; Entfellner, Jean-Baka; Mutuku, J. (Springer Nature Switzerland AG., 2021-06-17)
      The Nubian ibex (Capra nubiana) is a wild goat species that inhabits the Sahara and Arabian deserts and is adapted to extreme ambient temperatures, intense solar radiation, and scarcity of food and water resources. To ...
    • Genomics of Adaptations in Ungulates 

      Chebii, Vivien; Mpolya, Emmanuel; Muchadeyi, Farai; Entfellner, Jean-Baka (MDPI, 2021-05-29)
      Ungulates are a group of hoofed animals that have long interacted with humans as essential sources of food, labor, clothing, and transportation. These consist of domesticated, feral, and wild species raised in a wide range ...