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Variation in the bovine FABP₄ gene affects milk yield and milk protein content in dairy cows
(Scientific Reports, 2015-06-12)
Fatty acid binding proteins (FABPs) bind long-chain fatty acids and are involved in their intracellular transport. Of the known bovine FABP genes, FABP₄ has been mapped to a region on chromosome 14 that contains quantitative ...
Variation in the KAP6-1 gene in Chinese Tan sheep and associations with variation in wool traits
(Elsevier on behalf of International Goat Association, 2017-09)
The keratin-associated protein KAP6-1 gene (KRTAP6-1) was investigated for its effect on wool traits in Chinese Tan sheep. Two previously identified KRTAP6-1 variants (A and B) and two newly identified KRTAP6-1 variants ...
Identification of the ovine keratin-associated protein 26-1 gene and its association with variation in wool traits
Keratin-associated proteins (KAPs) are structural components of wool and hair fibres, and are believed to play a role in defining the physico-mechanical properties of the wool fibre. In this study, the putative ovine ...
Identification of the caprine keratin-associated protein 20-2 (KAP20-2) gene and its effect on cashmere traits
The gene encoding the high glycine/tyrosine keratin-associated protein 20-2 (KAP20-2) gene has been described in humans, but has not been identified in any livestock species. A search for similar sequences in the caprine ...
Identification of four new gene members of the KAP6 gene family in sheep
KAP6 is a high glycine-tyrosine keratin-associated protein (HGT-KAP) family. This family is thought to contain multiple genes. In this study, we used a KRTAP6 coding sequence to search the Ovine Genome (v3.1) and identified ...
Polymorphism of KRT83 and its association with selected wool traits in Merino-cross lambs
Keratins are structural proteins in the cortex of wool fibres. It is thought that variation in the keratin genes (KRTs) affects wool structure and characteristics. Polymerase chain reaction-single stranded conformational ...