Leptin and leptin receptor gene polymorphisms are correlated with production performance in the Arctic fox.

Abstract

The polymerase chain reaction-single-strand conformation polymorphism technique was employed to measure mononucleotide diversity in the coding region of the leptin and leptin receptor genes in the Arctic fox. The relationships between specific genetic mutations and reproductive performance in Arctic foxes were determined to im-prove breeding strategies. We… (More)
DOI: 10.4238/2015.May.25.7

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