Investigation of IGF-1 Gene Polymorphism by PCR-RFLP in Crossbreed Cow Population in Khouzestan Province

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The insulin-like growth factor I gene is a candidate gene for growth and production rate of meat and milk. This gene is located on chromosome 5 in the cow. The IGF-I hormone is secreted by most of tissues, but it is mainly secreted from the liver and after releasing, it is transferred to other tissues. The IGF-I hormone plays a key role in various… (More)

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