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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2013, Article ID 675382, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/675382
Research Article

Mutations in MC1R Gene Determine Black Coat Color Phenotype in Chinese Sheep

1Department of Life Sciences, Shangqiu Normal University, Shangqiu 476000, China
2Gansu Province Key Laboratory of Herbivorous Animal Biotechnology, Gansu Agricultural University, Lanzhou 730070, China
3Lanzhou Institute of Animal and Veterinary Pharmaceutics Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Lanzhou 730050, China

Received 29 June 2013; Accepted 26 July 2013

Academic Editors: N. L. Tang and A. Walley

Copyright © 2013 Guang-Li Yang 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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