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Polymorphism and Comparative Expression Analysis of THRSP Gene in Fat-Tailed and Thin-Tailed Sheep Breeds

Polymorphism and Comparative Expression Analysis of THRSP Gene in Fat-Tailed and Thin-Tailed Sheep Breeds

Q. Sun1, Q. Liu1, R. Di1, Y. Wang1, S. Gan2, S. Liu2, X. Wang1, W. Hu1, X. Cao1, Zh. Pan1, X. Guo1, Y. Yang3, H.E. Rushdi4* and M. Chu1*

1Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics and Breeding and Reproduction of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Institute of Animal Science, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100193, PR China
2State Key Laboratory of Sheep Genetic Improvement and Healthy Production, Xinjiang Academy of Agricultural and Reclamation Sciences, Shihezi, 832000, PR China
3Beijing General Station of Animal Husbandry, Beijing 100101, PR China
4Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Giza, 12613, Egypt.
 
Q. Sun and Q. Liu contributed equally to this study.

*      Corresponding author: hosamrushdi@agr.cu.edu.eg; mxchu@263.net

Fig. 1.

The results of sequenom massarray at (g. 205A>C), (c. 52C>T), (c. 364A>T), (c. 1031C>T) in sheep THRSP gene.

Fig. 2.

Gene expression profiles of THRSP gene. (A) Expression levels of THRSP gene in heart, liver, spleen, lung, kidney, muscle, subcutaneous fat and tail fat tissue in Altay sheep (B) Expression levels of THRSP gene in liver, subcutaneous fat, tail fat tissue of Tan sheep and Altay sheep.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

June

Vol. 53, Iss. 3, Pages 801-1200

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