Skeletal muscle mitochondrial bioenergetics and associations with myostatin genotypes in the Thoroughbred horse

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Rooney, Mary F.; Porter, Richard K.; Katz, Lisa M.; Hill, Emmeline W.;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 11 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5708611, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186247
  • Subject: Energy-Producing Organelles | Research Article | Anatomy | Eukaryota | Muscle Fibers | Agriculture | Muscles | Genetics | Bioenergetics | Equines | Animals | Skeletal Muscles | Cellular Types | Biology and Life Sciences | Mitochondria | Musculoskeletal System | Medicine | Animal Cells | Vertebrates | Amniotes | Q | Animal Husbandry | R | Cell Biology | Mammals | Cellular Structures and Organelles | Slow-Twitch Muscle Fibers | Science | Biochemistry | Organisms | Medicine and Health Sciences | Animal Management | Gene Expression | Horses | Skeletal Muscle Fibers

Variation in the myostatin (MSTN) gene has been reported to be associated with race distance, body composition and skeletal muscle fibre composition in the horse. The aim of the present study was to test the hypothesis that MSTN variation influences mitochondrial phenot... View more
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