The genome sequence of a female Yunnan black goat was published by International Goat Genome Consortium in 2013, the update version (CHIR_2.0) was released on September of 2015, it has the following information:.
● Number of Chromosomes: 30
● Number of Unplaced Scaffolds: 102865
●Genoscope Capra hircus from Morocco: NextGen project low coverage sequencing (SRA: ERP001578, 164 accessions).
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