Association between GNRHR, LHR and IGF1 polymorphisms and timing of puberty in male Angus cattle

  title={Association between GNRHR, LHR and IGF1 polymorphisms and timing of puberty in male Angus cattle},
  author={Juan Pedro Lir{\'o}n and Alberto J Prando and Mar{\'i}a Elena Fern{\'a}ndez and Mar{\'i}a Ver{\'o}nica Ripoli and Andr{\'e}s Rogberg-Mu{\~n}oz and Daniel Estanislao Goszczynski and Diego M. Posik and Pilar Peral-Garc{\'i}a and Andr{\'e}s Baldo and Guillermo Giovambattista},
  journal={BMC Genetics},
  pages={26 - 26}
BackgroundIn bovines, there are significant differences within and among beef breeds in the time when bulls reach puberty. Although the timing of puberty is likely to be a multigenic trait, previous studies indicate that there may also be single genes that exert major effects on the timing of puberty within the general population. Despite its economic importance, there are not many SNPs or genetic markers associated with the age of puberty in male cattle. In the present work, we selected three… 
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