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Comparing QTL analyses of multiple pair-mating families can provide a better understanding of important allelic variations and distributions. However, most QTL mapping studies in common carp have been based on analyses of individual families. In order to improve our understanding of heredity and variation of QTLs in different families and identify important(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the effects of Icariin on ovariectomized osteoporotic rats. METHODS Female Wistar rats were ovariectomized and administered different dosage of Icariin and 17beta-estradiol for eight weeks. Bone mineral density (BMD), indexes of biomechanics and bone metabolism-associated biochemical markers were measured. RESULTS Icariin increased(More)
Incorporation of [3H]thymidine at different concentrations into mouse embryos at early developmental stages was determined by autoradiography. Methods to synchronise the G1-phase of mouse 2- and 4-cell embryos were also investigated. The results showed that the ability of embryos to incorporate [3H]thymidine increased with development. Embryos at the 4-cell(More)
The transcription factor, early growth response 1 (EGR1), has important roles in various cell types in response to different stimuli. EGR1 is thought to be involved in differentiation of bovine skeletal muscle-derived satellite cells (MDSCs); however, the precise effects of EGR1 on differentiation of MDSCs and its mechanism of action remain unknown. In the(More)
Myostatin (MSTN) can negatively regulate the growth and development of skeletal muscle, and mutations of bovine MSTN gene can cause a "double-muscle" feature. To knock out MSTN gene in bovine fetal fibroblast by transcription activator-like effector nucleases (TALENs) and obtain MSTN knockout cell lines, we constructed one pair of MSTN-TALEN vector and(More)
The promoter of skeletal muscle α-actin gene (ACTA1) is highly muscle specific. The core of the bovine ACTA1 promoter extends from +29 to -233, about 262 base pairs (bp), which is sufficient to activate transcription in bovine muscle satellite cells. In this study, analysis by PCR site-specific mutagenesis showed that the cis-acting element SRE (serum(More)
The complete mitochondrial genome of Gnathopogon argentatus was determined to be 16,607 bp long circular molecule with a typical gene arrangement of vertebrate mitochondrial DNA. The complete mitochondrial genome of G. argentatus is 16,607 bp in length with 56.02% AT content, including 13 protein-coding genes, 22 tRNA genes, 2 rRNA genes and 1 control(More)
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