Red Jungle Fowl
Classification: Red Jungle Fowl
Purpose: Red Jungle Fowl
Henan Game chicken
As the most abundant and widespread domesticates, the characterization of genomic diversity of chickens at a global scale are indeed required for the sustainable conservation and utilization of these valuable resources. We conduct the initial data analyses of 1986 genomes of different indigenous populations/ecotypes, improved lines, and fancy chickens mostly from Asia, Africa and Europe. We develop the multi-function database, Chicken2K, to integrate the genomic data and multiple bioinformatic tools to facilitate data sharing and mining. More...