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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2015, Article ID 265751, 9 pages
Research Article

The Alpaca Melanocortin 1 Receptor: Gene Mutations, Transcripts, and Relative Levels of Expression in Ventral Skin Biopsies

1KVASU Centre for Wildlife Studies, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Pookode, Wayanad, Kerala 673576, India
2School of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine, University of Camerino, Via Gentile III da Varano, 62032 Camerino, Macerata, Italy

Received 30 July 2014; Revised 8 December 2014; Accepted 15 December 2014

Academic Editor: Angelo Facchiano

Copyright © 2015 Bathrachalam Chandramohan 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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