Identification of a Bitter-Taste Receptor Gene Repertoire in Different Lagomorphs Species

  title={Identification of a Bitter-Taste Receptor Gene Repertoire in Different Lagomorphs Species},
  author={Ana M. Ferreira and Andreia T. Marques and Luca Fontanesi and Carl-Gustaf Thulin and Elvira Sales-Baptista and Susana S. Ara{\'u}jo and Andr{\'e} M. Almeida},
  journal={Frontiers in Genetics},
The repertoires of bitter-taste receptor (T2R) gene have been described for several animal species, but these data are still scarce for Lagomorphs. The aim of the present work is to identify potential repertoires of T2R in several Lagomorph species, covering a wide geographical distribution. We studied these genes in Lepus timidus, L. europaeus, Oryctolagus cuniculus algirus, Romerolagus diazi, and Sylvilagus floridanus, using O. cuniculus cuniculus as control species for PCR and DNA sequencing… 
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