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Visfatin, like insulin, induces phosphorylation of signal transduction proteins that operatate downstream of the insulin receptor. The present study is focused on detecting deletion of visfatin gene and analyzing its effect on growth traits in six Chinese cattle breeds (Nangyang, Luxi, Qinchuan,...

Author(s)
Wang Mou; Zhang Ya; Yu Hui; Lai XinSheng; Zhu JinLong; Jiao JinZhen; Lan XianYong; Lei ChuZhao; Zhang LiangZhi; Chen Hong
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Beijing, China
Citation
Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 2012, 11, 8, pp 1327-1332
Abstract

Adiponectin modulates lipid and glucose metabolism in adipose tissues and is also related to bone metabolism. Polymorphisms in the ADIPOQ gene likely have an impact on growth traits in cattle. In this study, we examined the relationship between ADIPOQ polymorphisms and body measurement parameters...

Author(s)
Zhang LiangZhi; Li MiJie; Lai XinSheng; Yang MingJuan; Xu Yao; Hua LiuShuai; Lan XianYong; Zhang ChunLei; Chen Hong
Publisher
NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Genome, 2013, 56, 7, pp 389-394