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ISRN Molecular Biology
Volume 2012, Article ID 659513, 7 pages
Research Article

Nucleotide Sequencing and SNP Detection of Toll-Like Receptor-4 Gene in Murrah Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)

1Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, 37768 Kshudiram Bose Sarani, West Bengal, Kolkata 700037, India
2Dairy Cattle Breeding Division, NDRI, Karnal-132001, Haryana, India

Received 22 November 2011; Accepted 15 December 2011

Academic Editors: A. J. Molenaar and O. N. Ozoline

Copyright © 2012 M. Mitra et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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