Affiliated Publications


Refereed Publications

  • Carta, S., A. Cesarani, F. Correddu, N. P. Macciotta. 2023. Understanding the phenotypic and genetic background of the lactose content in Sarda dairy sheep. Journal of Dairy Science.
  • Cesarani, A., F. C. Pause, J. Hidalgo, A. Garcia, L. Degano, D. Vicario, N. P. Macciota, G. Stradaioli. 2023. Genetic background of semen parameters in Italian Simmental bulls. Italian Journal of Animal Science, 22(1), 76-83.
  • Cocco, R., F. Arfuso, C. Giannetto, G. Piccione, A. Cesarani, G. Pulina, S. Sechi. 2023. A preliminary study on the interplay between serum levels of neurotransmitters and thyroid hormones for the evaluation of the behavioral phenotype of dogs. Animals, 13(3), 411.
  • Correddu, F., S. Carta, M. Congiu, A. Cesarani, C. Dimauro, N. P. P. Macciotta. 2023. Phenotypic and genetic characterization of methane emission prediction from milk fatty acid profile of Sarda dairy ewes. Italian Journal of Animal Science.
  • Falchi, L., A. Cesarani, S. Mastrangelo, G. Senczuk, B. Portolano, F. Pilla, N. P. Macciotta. 2023. Analysis of runs of homozygosity of cattle living in different climate zones. Journal of Animal Science.
  • Gómez-Carpio, M., A. Cesarani, G. Zullo, R. Cimmino, G. Neglia, G. Campanile, S. Biffani. 2023. Genetic parameters for reproductive traits in Italian Mediterranean Buffalo using milk yield as correlated trait. Journal of Dairy Science.
  • Ledda, A., S. Carta, F. Correddu, A. Cesarani, A. S. Atzori, G. Battacone, N. P. Macciotta. 2023. Dry matter intake prediction from milk spectra in Sarda dairy sheep. Animals, 13(4), 763.
  • Legarra, A., O. F. Christensen. 2023. Genomic evaluation methods to include intermediate correlated features such as high-throughput or omics phenotypes. JDS Communications, 4(1), 55-60.
  • Martinex Boggio, G., O. F. Christensen, A. Legarra, A. Meynadier, C. Marie-Etancelin. 2023. Microbiability of milk composition and genetic control of microbiota effects in sheep. Journal of Dairy Science.
  • Macciotta, N. P., C. Dimauro, L. Degano, D. Vicario, A. Cesarani. 2023. A transgenerational study on the effect of great-granddam birth month on granddaughter EBV for production traits in Italian Simmental cattle. Journal of Dairy Science.
  • Wicki, M., J. Raoul, A. Legarra. 2023. Effect of subdivision of the Lacaune dairy sheep breed on the accuracy of genomic prediction. Journal of Dairy Science.


Refereed Publications

  • Cesarani, A., G. Gaspa, F. Correddu, C. Dimauro, N. P. Macciotta. 2022. Unravelling the effect of environment on the genome of Sarda breed ewes using Runs of Homozygosity. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 139(3), 292-306.  
  • Cesarani, A., S. Mastrangelo, M. Congiu, B. Portolano, G. Gaspa, M. Tolone, N. P. Macciotta. 2022. Relationship between inbreeding and milk production traits in two Italian dairy sheep breeds. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics. 
  • Cortellari, M., A. Negro, A. Bionda, S. Grande, A. Cesarani, A. Carta, N. P. Macciotta, S. Biffani, P. Crepaldi. 2022. Using Pedigree and Genomic Data toward Better Management of Inbreeding in Italian Dairy Sheep and Goat Breeds. Animals, 12(20), 2828. 
  • Cappelloni, M., M. Gallo, A. Cesarani. 2022. Use of threshold and linear models to estimate variance components and breeding values for disease resistance in Italian heavy pigs. Italian Journal of Animal Science, 21(1), 488-492. 
  • Legarra, A., D. González‐Diéguez, Z. G. Vitezica. 2022. Computing strategies for multi-population genomic evaluation. Genetics Selection Evolution, 54(10).