||Chicken Gallus gallus
||Wong GK et al, A genetic variation map for chicken with 2.8 million single-nucleotide polymorphisms, Nature. 2004 Dec 9432(7018):717-22.PubMed ID15592405
||DNA was extracted from the erythrocytes of a single bird, sheared by sonication, and size fractionated on agarose gels.
||There are 2,833,578 variant sites or one potential marker for every 374 base pairs (bp) along the 1.06 gigabase (Gb) genome.