Mapping and Investigation of Two Novel Candidate Genes for Growth and Meat Quality traits in the Pig

dc.contributor.author Kim, K.-S.
dc.contributor.author Sherwood, J.
dc.contributor.author Ciobanu, D.
dc.contributor.author Zhang, Y.
dc.contributor.author Rothschild, M.
dc.date 2018-02-12T23:58:16.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-02T07:01:06Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-02T07:01:06Z
dc.date.copyright Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2001
dc.date.embargo 2012-08-13
dc.date.issued 2001-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Two new candidate genes for growth and meat quality traits were studied. The porcine beta-tropomyosin (<em>TPM2</em>) and the agouti-related protein (<em>AGRP</em>) genes were chosen based on their presumed role in growth and meat quality traits. These genes were genetically mapped and were linked to several markers on porcine chromosomes (SSC) 1 and 6, respectively. Both genes also were physically mapped using a pig/rodent somatic cell hybrid panel. The physical locations of the genes are consistent with linkage results and previous chromosome painting results indicating conserved (similar) regions between human and pig chromosomes. Association studies of the <em>AGRP</em> and <em>TPM2</em> polymorphisms with growth and meat quality traits in commercial pig populations provided preliminary evidence that an <em>AGRP</em> polymorphism may be associated with variation in several traits of interest for pig breeding</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Animal Sciences
dc.subject.keywords ASL R663
dc.title Mapping and Investigation of Two Novel Candidate Genes for Growth and Meat Quality traits in the Pig
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dc.type.genre breeding_physiology
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