Terminal differentiation of goat mammary tissue during pregnancy requires the expression of genes involved in immune functions.

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Terminal differentiation of mammary tissue into a functional epithelium that synthesizes and secretes milk occurs during pregnancy. The molecular mechanisms underlying this complex process are poorly understood, especially in ruminants. To obtain an overview of the ruminant mammary gland's final differentiation process, we conducted time-course gene… (More)
DOI: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00032.2009

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@article{Faucon2009TerminalDO, title={Terminal differentiation of goat mammary tissue during pregnancy requires the expression of genes involved in immune functions.}, author={Françoise Faucon and Emmanuelle Rebours and Claudia Bevilacqua and J C Helbling and Julie Aubert and Samira Makhzami and Sophie Dhorne-Pollet and St{\'e}phane Robin and P J Martin}, journal={Physiological genomics}, year={2009}, volume={40 1}, pages={61-82} }