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- Amills, M., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Animal genetics 2016 v.47 no.6 pp. 717-726
- beta-lactoglobulin; casein; coagulation; endometrium; ewe milk; firmness; gene expression; genes; genotype; genotyping; humans; lactalbumin; marker-assisted selection; milk; milk quality; promoter regions; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; rennet; sheep; single nucleotide polymorphism
- ... Regulatory variation at the ovine casein genes could have important effects on the composition and coagulation properties of milk. Herewith, we have partially resequenced the promoters and the 3′‐UTR of the four casein genes in 25 Sarda sheep. Alignment of these sequences allowed us to identify a total of 29 SNPs. This level of polymorphism (one SNP every 250 bp) is remarkably high if compared wit ...