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Title: Double muscling in Marchigiana beef breed is caused by a stop codon in the third exon of myostatin gene
Authors: Marchitelli, Cinzia
Savarese, Maria Carmela
Crisà, Alessandra
Nardone, Alessandro
Ajmone-Marsan, Paolo
Valentini, Alessio
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Springer
Citation: Marchitelli, C. et al. 2003. Double muscling in Marchigiana beef breed is caused by a stop codon in the third exon of myostatin gene. "Mammalian Genome" 14 (6): 392-395
Abstract: Double muscling is a partially recessive trait present in some beef breeds. It shows a high frequency in some breeds, while in others the frequency is low, and double-muscled individuals are rare. The double muscling is caused by an allelic series of mutations that cause a loss of function of the myostatin gene (GDF8). We describe here a new mutation in the myostatin gene in Marchigiana breed, a typical beef breed of Central Italy, in which rare double-muscling individuals have been described. A
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Description: L'articolo è disponibile sul sito dell'editore http://link.springer.com/journal/335
DOI: 10.1007/s00335-002-2176-5
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2067/144
ISSN: 0938-8990 (print)
1432-1777 (online)
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