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- Karlsen, Astrid, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Mammalian genome 2000 v.11 no.10 pp. 877-882
- cattle; chromosomes; follicular development; genes; insulin-like growth factor I; mutation; quantitative trait loci; twins
- ... An autosomal genome scan for quantitative trait loci (QTL) affecting twinning rate was carried out in the Norwegian Cattle population. Suggestive QTL were detected on Chromosomes (Chr) 5, 7, 12, and 23. Among these, the QTL positions on both Chr 5 and Chr 23 are strongly supported by literature in the field. Our results also confirm previous mapping of a QTL for twinning to Chr 7, but definitely s ...