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Genetic diversity of selected genes that are potentially economically important in feral sheep of New Zealand
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2010)
Background: Feral sheep are considered to be a source of genetic variation that has been lost from their domestic counterparts through selection. Methods: This study investigates variation in the genes KRTAP1-1, KRT33, ...
Growth and carcass trait association with variation in the somatostatin receptor 1 (SSTR1) gene in New Zealand Romney sheep
(Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 2018-01-07)
Somatostatin receptors (SSTRs) are thought to regulate the growth inhibitory effect of somatostatin and play a role in regulating growth hormone secretion. In this study, polymerase chain reaction-single-stranded conformational ...
Effect of variation in ovine WFIKKN₂ on growth traits appears to be gender-dependent
(Macmillan Publishers Limited, part of Springer Nature., 2015-07-22)
WFIKKN₂ may play a role in the regulation of muscle growth and development, but to date there have been no reports on the effect of variation in WFIKKN₂ on growth and carcass traits in livestock. In this study, the effect ...
Variation in the ovine WFIKKN2 gene
WFIKKN2 may play a role in the regulation of muscle growth and development through its interaction with growth and differentiation factor 8 (GDF8) and growth and differentiation factor 11 (GDF11), but to date research into ...