Gene MSTN : myostatin in Gallus gallus

See the equivalent entry at NCBI

In other species: taurine cattle , dog , pig , sheep , horse , rabbit , goat , water buffalo , Japanese quail , rock pigeon , Japanese flounder

Symbol: MSTN

Synonyms: GDF-8, GDF8

Description: myostatin

Type of gene: protein-coding

NCBI gene id: 373964

Other designations: growth/differentiation factor 8

Links: Homologene , Ensembl

Genomic location: 7:305390..312076 [Chromosome accession NC_052538.1]

Related phenes:

OMIA:000683-9031 : Muscular hypertrophy (double muscling) in Gallus gallus


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.
2016 Dushyanth, K., Bhattacharya, T.K., Shukla, R., Chatterjee, R.N., Sitaramamma, T., Paswan, C., Guru Vishnu, P. :
Gene Expression and Polymorphism of Myostatin Gene and its Association with Growth Traits in Chicken. Anim Biotechnol 27:269-77, 2016. Pubmed reference: 27565871. DOI: 10.1080/10495398.2016.1182541.
2013 Li, F., Shan, A.S., Hu, J.W., Zheng, Y.B., Xu, L.M., Chen, Z.H. :
Changes to daily feed intake during the laying period alters embryonic MSTN and MYOG gene expression in genetically fat and lean lines of chickens. Br Poult Sci 54:728-37, 2013. Pubmed reference: 24397509. DOI: 10.1080/00071668.2013.853868.