A genome-wide SNP-association study confirms a sequence variant (g.66493737C>T) in the equine myostatin (MSTN) gene as the most powerful predictor of optimum racing distance for Thoroughbred racehorses

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Whiston Ronan ; Gu Jingjing ; McGivney Beatrice A ; Hill Emmeline W ; MacHugh David E (2010)
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: BMC Genomics, volume 11, pages 552-552 (issn: 1471-2164, eissn: 1471-2164)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3091701, doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-11-552
  • Subject: Biotechnology | QH426-470 | Research Article | Genetics | TP248.13-248.65

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>Thoroughbred horses have been selected for traits contributing to speed and stamina for centuries. It is widely recognized that inherited variation in physical and physiological characteristics is responsible for variation in individ... View more
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