Analysis of Horse Myostatin Gene and Identification of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Breeds of Different Morphological Types

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Dall'Olio, Stefania ; Fontanesi, Luca ; Nanni Costa, Leonardo ; Tassinari, Marco ; Minieri, Laura ; Falaschini, Adalberto (2010)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, volume 2,010 (issn: 1110-7243, eissn: 1110-7251)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2010/542945, pmc: PMC2913906
  • Subject: Biotechnology | Research Article | TP1-1185 | Technology | SNPS | MSTN GENE | HAPLOTYPES | MORPHOLOGYCAL TYPES | T | HORSE BREEDS | Chemical technology | Article Subject | TP248.13-248.65

Myostatin, encoded by MSTN gene, is one negative modulator of muscle mass. We characterized horse (Equus caballus) MSTN gene and identified and analysed single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in breeds of different morphological types. Sequencing of coding, untranslated... View more