Data from: Genetic origin, admixture and population history of aurochs (Bos primigenius) and primitive European cattle

  • M.R. Upadhyay (Creator)
  • W. Chen (Creator)
  • J.A. Lenstra (Creator)
  • C.R.J. Goderie (Creator)
  • D.E. Machugh (Creator)
  • S.D.E. Park (Creator)
  • D.A. Magee (Creator)
  • D. Matassino (Creator)
  • F. Ciani (Creator)
  • Hendrik-Jan Megens (Creator)
  • J.A.M. van Arendonk (Creator)
  • M.A.M. Groenen (Creator)



This file contains the information for 777,962 markers genotyped in 143 samples using the Illumina BovineHD BeadChip. The vcf file contains the aurochs genotypes, which corresponds to SNP positions in Illumina BovineHD Beadchip.
Date made available2016
PublisherWageningen University & Research
Geographical coverageNorth-western Europe, Soiuth-eastern Europe


  • aurochs
  • primitive cattle
  • SNP
  • gene flow
  • runs of homozygosity

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