A genome-wide SNP-association study confirms a sequence variant (g.66493737C>T) in the equine myostatin (MSTN) gene as the most powerful predictor of optimum racing distance for Thoroughbred racehorses

  • Hill E
  • McGivney B
  • Gu J
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Abstract

Thoroughbred horses have been selected for traits contributing to speed and stamina for centuries. It is widely recognized that inherited variation in physical and physiological characteristics is responsible for variation in individual aptitude for race distance, and that muscle phenotypes in particular are important.

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Authors

  • Emmeline W. Hill

  • Beatrice A. McGivney

  • Jingjing Gu

  • Ronan Whiston

  • David E. MacHugh

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