Gene MSTN : myostatin in Capra hircus

See the equivalent entry at NCBI

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

Symbol: MSTN

Synonyms: GDF-8, GDF8

Description: myostatin

Type of gene: protein-coding

NCBI gene id: 100860887

Other designations: growth/differentiation factor 8

Links: Homologene , Ensembl

Genomic location: 2:130232923..130227819 [Chromosome accession NC_030809.1]

Related phenes:

OMIA:000683-9925 : Muscular hypertrophy (double muscling) in Capra hircus


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.
2014 Singh, S.P., Kumar, R., Kumari, P., Kumar, S., Mitra, A. :
Characterization of 5' upstream region and investigation of TTTTA deletion in 5' UTR of myostatin (MSTN) gene in Indian goat breeds. Anim Biotechnol 25:55-68, 2014. Pubmed reference: 24299184. DOI: 10.1080/10495398.2013.821994.
2013 Kumar, R., Singh, S.P., Kumari, P., Mitra, A. :
Small Interfering RNA (siRNA)-Mediated Knockdown of Myostatin Influences the Expression of Myogenic Regulatory Factors in Caprine Foetal Myoblasts. Appl Biochem Biotechnol 172:1714-24, 2013. Pubmed reference: 24254256. DOI: 10.1007/s12010-013-0582-7.
Zhang, Z.J., Ling, Y.H., Wang, L.J., Hang, Y.F., Guo, X.F., Zhang, Y.H., Ding, J.P., Zhang, X.R. :
Polymorphisms of the myostatin gene (MSTN) and its relationship with growth traits in goat breeds. Genet Mol Res 12:965-71, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23613242. DOI: 10.4238/2013.April.2.12.