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Amino Acid Substitutions in Growth Hormone and Growth Hormone Receptor Genes Mutants in Camelus dromedarius

Amino Acid Substitutions in Growth Hormone and Growth Hormone Receptor Genes Mutants in Camelus dromedarius

Sajida Sabahat1, Asif Nadeem1,*, Maryam Javed1, Muhammad Yasir Zahoor1, Shahid Nabeel1 and Abu Saeed Hashmi2

1Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jellani Road, Lahore, Pakistan. 
2Camel Breeding and Research Station, Rakhmani, Bhakkar, Pakistan.

*  Corresponding author: asifnadeem@uvas.edu.pk

 

Fig. 1.

Growth hormone (GH) gene (A) and growth hormone receptor (GHR) gene (B) of Merecha camel. A shows Leu/His polymorphism while B shows Mathionine/Valine polymorphism.

Fig. 2.

The change in amino acid in GH protein (A) and GHR protein of Marecha camel. A shows change from Leu to His, while B shows from leucine to histidine.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

December

Vol. 51, Iss. 6, Pages 1999-2399

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