Association between AA-NAT gene polymorphism and reproductive performance in sheep

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Ding-ping, Bai; Cheng-jiang, Yu; Yu-lin, Chen;
  • Publisher: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso
  • Subject: AA-NAT gene | polymorphism | seasonality | sheep | reproduction

Arylalkylamine N-acetyltransferase (AA-NAT) is critical enzyme in Melatonin (MLT) biosynthesis for MLT regulating the animal seasonal breeding. In this study, DNA sequencing methods were applied to detect the polymorphisms of the AA-NAT gene in 179 Chinese sheep belongi... View more