Lack of significant associations with early career performance suggest no link between the DMRT3 “Gait Keeper” mutation and precocity in Coldblooded trotters

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Jäderkvist Fegraeus, Kim ; Lawrence, Chameli ; Petäjistö, Katrine ; Johansson, Maria K. ; Wiklund, Maja ; Olsson, Christina ; Andersson, Leif ; Andersson, Lisa S ; Røed, Knut H. ; Ihler, Carl-Fredrik ; Strand, Eric ; Lindgren, Gabriella ; Velie, Brandon D. (2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 12, issue 5 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177351, pmc: PMC5425215
  • Subject: Animal Performance | Molecular Biology | Research Article | Variant Genotypes | Norwegian People | Agriculture | Population Groupings | Genetics | People and Places | Labor Economics | Molecular Biology Techniques | Equines | Animals | Nonsense Mutation | Biology and Life Sciences | Veterinary Science | Veterinärmedicin | Genotyping | Research and Analysis Methods | Medicine | Employment | Heredity | Vertebrates | Amniotes | Q | Mutation | Ethnicities | Careers | R | Economics | Genetic Mapping | Mammals | Social Sciences | Science | Organisms | Animal Management | Horses

The Swedish-Norwegian Coldblooded trotter (CBT) is a local breed in Sweden and Norway mainly used for harness racing. Previous studies have shown that a mutation from cytosine (C) to adenine (A) in the doublesex and mab-3 related transcription factor 3 (DMRT3) gene has ... View more
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