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43. Yingpeng Han, Xue Zhao, Dongyuan Liu, Yinghui Li, David A. Lightfoot, Zhijiang Yang, Lin Zhao, Gang Zhou, Zhikun Wang, Long Huang, Zhiwu Zhang, Lijuan Qiu, Hongkun Zheng, Wenbin Li: Domestication footprints anchor genomic regions of agronomic importance in soybeans. New Phytologist 2015, 10.1111/nph.13626.

42. Jiang Z, Zhou X, Li R, Michal JJ, Zhang S, Dodson M V., Zhang Z, Harland RM: Whole transcriptome analysis with sequencing: methods, challenges and potential solutions. Cell Mol Life Sci 2015, 72:3425-3439.

41. Li C, Y Li, Y Shi, Y Song, D Zhang, ES Buckler, Z Zhang, T Wang, Y Li: Genetic Control of the Leaf Angle and Leaf Orientation Value as Revealed by Ultra-High Density Maps in Three Connected Maize Populations. PLoS One 2015, 10(3): DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121624

40. Wang Q, Tian F, Pan Y, Buckler ES, *Zhang Z: A SUPER Powerful Method for Genome Wide Association Study. PLoS One 2014, 9:e107684.

39. Li M, Liu X, Bradbury P, Yu J, Zhang Y-M, Todhunter RJ, Buckler ES, *Zhang Z: Enrichment of statistical power for genome-wide association studies. BMC Biol 2014, 12:73.

38. Yang Y, Wang Q, Chen Q, Liao R, Zhang X, Yang H, Zheng Y, *Zhang Z, *Pan Y: A new genotype imputation method with tolerance to high missing rate and rare variants. PLoS One 2014, 9.

37. Peiffer JA, Romay MC, Gore MA, Flint-Garcia SA, Zhang Z, Millard MJ, Gardner CAC, McMullen MD, Holland JB, Bradbury PJ, Buckler ES: The genetic architecture of maize height. Genetics 2014, 196:1337-1356.

36. Caniato FF, Hamblin MT, Guimaraes CT, Zhang Z, Schaffert RE, Kochian L V., Magalhaes J V.: Association mapping provides insights into the origin and the fine structure of the sorghum aluminum tolerance locus, AltSB. PLoS One 2014, 9.

35. Boyko A, Brooks S, Behan-Braman A, Castelhano M, Corey E, Oliveira K, Swinburne J, Todhunter R, Zhang Z, Ainsworth D, Robinson N: Genomic analysis establishes correlation between growth and laryngeal neuropathy in Thoroughbreds. BMC Genomics 2014, 15:259.

34. Hou Y, Wang Y, Lu X, Zhang X, Zhao Q, Todhunter RJ, *Zhang Z: Monitoring Hip and Elbow Dysplasia Achieved Modest Genetic Improvement of 74 Dog Breeds over 40 Years in USA. PLoS One 2013, 8:e76390.

33. Chen Q, Ma Y, Yang Y, Chen Z, Liao R, Xie X, Wang Z, He P, Tu Y, Zhang X, Yang C, Yang H, Yu F, Zheng Y, Zhang Z, Wang Q, Pan Y: Genotyping by Genome Reducing and Sequencing for Outbred Animals. PLoS One 2013, 8.

32. Nelson SA, Krotscheck U, Rawlinson J, Todhunter RJ, Zhang Z, Mohammed H: Long-Term Functional Outcome of Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy Versus Extracapsular Repair in a Heterogeneous Population of Dogs. Vet Surg 2013, 42:38-50.

31. Lipka AE, Tian F, Wang Q, Peiffer J, Li M, Bradbury PJ, Gore MA, Buckler ES, *Zhang Z: GAPIT: genome association and prediction integrated tool. Bioinformatics 2012, 28:2397-2399.

30. Duan F, Ogden D, Xu L, Liu K, Lust G, Sandler J, Dykes NL, Zhu L, Harris S, Jones P, Todhunter RJ, Zhang Z: Principal component analysis of canine hip dysplasia phenotypes and their statistical power for genome-wide association mapping. J Appl Stat 2012, 40:235-251.

29. Chia JM, Song C, Bradbury PJ, Costich D, de Leon N, Doebley J, Elshire RJ, Gaut B, Geller L, Glaubitz JC: Maize HapMap2 identifies extant variation from a genome in flux. Nat Genet 2012, 44:803-807.

28. Guo T, Li H, Yan J, Tang J, Li J, Zhang Z, Zhang L, Wang J: Performance prediction of F1 hybrids between recombinant inbred lines derived from two elite maize inbred lines. Theor Appl Genet Appl Genet 2013, 126:189-201.

27. Zhu L, Chen S, Jiang Z, Zhang Z, Ku H-C, Li X, McCann M, Harris S, Lust G, Jones P, Todhunter R: Identification of quantitative trait loci for canine hip dysplasia by two sequential multipoint linkage analyses. J Appl Stat 2012:1719-1731.

26. Fitzpatrick CL, Krotscheck U, Thompson MS, Todhunter RJ, Zhang Z: Evaluation of Tibial Torsion in Yorkshire Terriers with and without Medial Patellar Luxation. Vet Surg 2012, 41:966-972.

25. Guo G, Zhou Z, Wang Y, Zhao K, Zhu L, Lust G, Hunter L, Friedenberg S, Li J, Zhang Y, Harris S, Jones P, Sandler J, Krotscheck U, Todhunter R, *Zhang Z: Canine hip dysplasia is predictable by genotyping. Osteoarthr Cartil 2011, 19:420-429.

24. Setter TL, Yan J, Warburton M, Ribaut JM, Xu Y, Sawkins M, Buckler ES, Zhang Z, Gore MA: Genetic association mapping identifies single nucleotide polymorphisms in genes that affect abscisic acid levels in maize floral tissues during drought. J Exp Bot 2010, 62:701-716.

23. Friedenberg SG, Zhu L, Zhang Z, van den Berg Foels W, Schweitzer PA, Wang W, Fisher PJ, Dykes NL, Corey E, Vernier-Singer M, Foels WB, Jung SW, Sheng X, Hunter LS, McDonough SP, Lust G, Bliss SP, Krotscheck U, Gunn TM, Todhunter RJ: Evaluation of a fibrillin 2 gene haplotype associated with hip dysplasia and incipient osteoarthritis in dogs. Am J Vet Res 2011, 72:530-540.

22. *Zhang Z, Ersoz E, Lai CQ, Todhunter RJ, Tiwari HK, Gore MA, Bradbury PJ, Yu J, Arnett DK, Ordovas JM, Buckler ES: Mixed linear model approach adapted for genome-wide association studies. Nat Genet 2010, 42:355-360.

21. Zhou Z, Sheng X, *Zhang Z, Zhao K, Zhu L, Guo G, Friedenberg SG, Hunter LS, Vandenberg-Foels WS, Hornbuckle WE, Krotscheck U, Corey E, Moise NS, Dykes NL, Li J, Xu S, Du L, Wang Y, Sandler J, Acland GM, Lust G, Todhunter RJ: Differential genetic regulation of canine hip dysplasia and osteoarthritis. PLoS One 2010, 5:e13219.

20. Hou Y, Wang Y, Lust G, Zhu L, *Zhang Z, Todhunter RJ: Retrospective analysis for genetic improvement of hip joints of cohort labrador retrievers in the United States: 1970-2007. PLoS One 2010, 5:e9410.

19. Huang X, Wei X, Sang T, Zhao Q, Feng Q, Zhao Y, Li C, Zhu C, Lu T, Zhang Z, Li M, Fan D, Guo Y, Wang A, Wang L, Deng L, Li W, Lu Y, Weng Q, Liu K, Huang T, Zhou T, Jing Y, Lin Z, Buckler ES, Qian Q, Zhang QF, Li J, Han B: Genome-wide association studies of 14 agronomic traits in rice landraces. Nat Genet 2010, 42:961-967.

18.Zhang N, Gibon Y, Gur A, Chen C, Lepak N, Hhne M, Zhang Z, Kroon D, Tschoep H, Stitt M, Hohne M, Buckler E: Fine quantitative trait loci mapping of carbon and nitrogen metabolism enzyme activities and seedling biomass in the maize IBM mapping population. Plant Physiol 2010, 154:1753-1765.

17. *Zhang Z, Buckler ES, Casstevens TM, Bradbury PJ: Software engineering the mixed model for genome-wide association studies on large samples. Br Bioinform 2009, 10:664-675.

16. Zhang Z, Zhu L, Sandler J, Friedenberg SS, Egelhoff J, Williams AJ, Dykes NL, Hornbuckle W, Krotscheck U, Moise NS, Lust G, Todhunter RJ: Estimation of heritabilities, genetic correlations, and breeding values of four traits that collectively define hip dysplasia in dogs. Am J Vet Res 2009, 70:483-492.

15. Zhang Z, Li CX, Todhunter RJ, Lust G, Goonewardene L, Wang ZQ: An algorithm to sort complex pedigrees chronologically without birthdates. J Anim Vet Adv 2009, 8:177-182.

14. Buckler ES, Holland JB, Bradbury PJ, Acharya CB, Brown PJ, Browne C, Ersoz E, Flint-Garcia S, Garcia A, Glaubitz JC, Goodman MM, Harjes C, Guill K, Kroon DE, Larsson S, Lepak NK, Li H, Mitchell SE, Pressoir G, Peiffer JA, Rosas MO, Rocheford TR, Romay MC, Romero S, Salvo S, Sanchez Villeda H, da Silva HS, Sun Q, Tian F, Upadyayula N, et al.: The genetic architecture of maize flowering time. Science (80- ) 2009, 325:714-718.

13. Myles S, Peiffer J, Brown PJ, Ersoz ES, Zhang Z, Costich DE, Buckler ES: Association Mapping: Critical Considerations Shift from Genotyping to Experimental Design. Plant Cell 2009, 21:2194-2202.

12. Yu J, Zhang Z, Zhu C, Tabanao DA, Pressoir G, Tuinstra MR, Kresovich S, Todhunter RJ, Buckler ES: Simulation Appraisal of the Adequacy of Number of Background Markers for Relationship Estimation in Association Mapping. Plant Genome 2009, 2:63-77.

11. Zhu L, Zhang Z, Friedenberg S, Jung SW, Phavaphutanon J, Vernier-Singer M, Corey E, Mateescu R, Dykes N, Sandler J, Acland G, Lust G, Todhunter R: The long (and winding) road to gene discovery for canine hip dysplasia. Vet J 2009, 181:97-110.

10. Zhu L, Zhang Z, Feng F, Schweitzer P, Phavaphutanon J, Vernier-Singer M, Corey E, Friedenberg S, Mateescu R, Williams A, Lust G, Acland G, Todhunter R: Single nucleotide polymorphisms refine QTL intervals for hip joint laxity in dogs. Anim Genet 2008.

9. Mateescu RG, Burton-wurster NI, Tsai K, Phavaphutanon J, Zhang Z, Murphy KE, Lust G, Todhunter RJ: Identification of quantitative trait loci for osteoarthritis of hip joints in dogs. AJVR 2008, 69:1294-1300.

8. Zhang Z, Todhunter RJ, Buckler ES, Van Vleck LD: Technical note: Use of marker-based relationships with multiple-trait derivative-free restricted maximal likelihood. J Anim Sci 2007, 85:881-885.

7. Bradbury PJ, Zhang Z, Kroon DE, Casstevens TM, Ramdoss Y, Buckler ES: TASSEL: software for association mapping of complex traits in diverse samples. Bioinformatics 2007, 23:2633-2635.

6. Liu T, Todhunter RJ, Wu S, Hou W, Mateescu R, Zhang Z, Burton-Wurster NI, Acland GM, Lust G, Wu R: A random model for mapping imprinted quantitative trait loci in a structured pedigree: an implication for mapping canine hip dysplasia. Genomics 2007, 90:276-284.

5. Hays L, Zhang Z, Mateescu RG, Lust G, Burton-Wurster NI, Todhunter RJ: Quantitative genetics of secondary hip joint osteoarthritis in a Labrador Retriever Greyhound pedigree. Am J Vet Res 2007, 68:35-41.

4. Michal JJ, Zhang ZW, Gaskins CT, Jiang Z: The bovine fatty acid binding protein 4 gene is significantly associated with marbling and subcutaneous fat depth in Wagyu x Limousin F2 crosses. Anim Genet 2006, 37:400-402.

3. Todhunter RJ, Mateescu R, Lust G, Burton-Wurster NI, Dykes NL, Bliss SP, Williams AJ, Vernier-Singer M, Corey E, Harjes C: Quantitative trait loci for hip dysplasia in a crossbreed canine pedigree. Mamm Genome 2005, 16:720-730.

2. Mateescu RG, Zhang Z, Tsai K, Phavaphutanon J, Burton-Wurster NI, Lust G, Quaas R, Murphy K, Acland GM, Todhunter RJ: Analysis of allele fidelity, polymorphic information content, and density of microsatellites in a genome-wide screening for hip dysplasia in a crossbreed pedigree. J Hered 2005, 96:847-853.

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