Navigation Links
The first goat genome sets a good example for facilitating de novo assembly of large genomes
Date:12/23/2012

p>Researchers conducted transcriptomic analysis on the primary and secondary follicles of a cashmere goat, revealing 51 genes that are differentially expressed between the two types of hair follicles. Keratin and keratin-associated proteins are the main structural proteins of hair fibers, determining the quality of fiber together. In the study, 29 keratin genes and 30 keratin-associated protein genes were detected in both types of follicles. Interestingly, they found two keratin genes and ten keratin-associated protein genes were consistently differentially expressed between primary and secondary hair follicles, suggesting that the keratin-associated protein genes may be more important in determining the structure of cashmere fibers. In addition to the keratin genes and keratin-associated protein genes, researchers also found several enzymes of amino acid biosynthesis, with implications in regulating primary hair growth and hair cycle.

Xun Xu, Deputy Director of BGI, said, "The goat reference genome is an important stepping stone in the molecular breeding of cashmere goats, and will help to advance the comparative studies on ruminants. The transcriptomic analysis on the primary and secondary follicles will open a new way for better improving the quality cashmere wool."


'/>"/>
Contact: Jia Liu
liujia@genomics.cn
BGI Shenzhen
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Kessler Foundation implements Ekso Bionics first commercial robotic exoskeleton
2. Research reveals first evidence of hunting by prehistoric Ohioans
3. First model of how buds grow into leaves
4. American College of Rheumatology releases first classification criteria for polymyalagia rheumatica
5. Ottawa researchers to lead world-first clinical trial of stem cell therapy for septic shock
6. First complete full genetic map of promising energy crop
7. FirstMark Announces New Hire Jay Houtman as Southeast Regional Sales Manager
8. FirstMark Exhibiting at the Inaugural Atlanta Clinical Cardiology Update
9. New technology tracks sparrow migration for first time from California to Alaska
10. First mass extinction linked to marine anoxia
11. Scientists complete first-ever emperor penguin count from space
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2015)... , 5. Februar 2015 Marken ... Logistikunternehmen und hat eine neue Marketingkampagne gestartet, ... (Clinical Logistics Organization – CLO) der Branche ... lautet First , mit Schwerpunkt auf ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150205/173753 Logo - ...
(Date:2/5/2015)... 26, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ... authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, ... http://www.nxt-id.com/ ) as part of its 2015 marketing and ... launched its new consumer website for Wocketwallet.com earlier this ... of NXT-ID said, "Our new corporate website naturally showcases ...
(Date:2/5/2015)... Jan. 28, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... a biometric authentication company focused on the growing mobile ... RedChip Global Online CEO Conference on January 29 th ... Gino Pereira , CEO of NXT-ID will present and ... the Wocket smart wallet and its full suite of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Marken startet Kampagne mit Patienten im Mittelpunkt 2Marken startet Kampagne mit Patienten im Mittelpunkt 3NXT-ID, Inc. Launches New Corporate Website As Part Of Ongoing 2015 Branding Initiatives For Wocket Smart Wallet 2NXT-ID, Inc. Launches New Corporate Website As Part Of Ongoing 2015 Branding Initiatives For Wocket Smart Wallet 3CEO of NXT-ID, Inc. to Discuss Company's Biometric Technologies at RedChip Online Conference January 29th 2CEO of NXT-ID, Inc. to Discuss Company's Biometric Technologies at RedChip Online Conference January 29th 3
... has been discovered by a research group at the Sahlgrenska ... an insidious form of glandular cancer usually in the head ... discovery could lead to quicker and better diagnosis and more ... prestigious scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of ...
... animals and plants developed different genetic programs for cell ... one at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, has ... programmed cell death in plants and animals are actually ... The findings were published in Nature Cell Biology ...
... in electronics applications, Kansas State University engineers made a ... Berry is a K-State assistant professor of chemical engineering ... single atom thick and discovered just five years ago. ... electronics properties -- Berry and Kabeer Jasuja, a K-State ...
Cached Biology News:New cancer gene discovered 2Cell death occurs in the same way in plants, animals and humans 224-carat gold 'snowflakes' improve graphene's electrical properties 2
(Date:3/2/2015)... 2, 2015  Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AST), ... regenerative medicine, today announced that it will release fourth ... on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 after the close of ... conference call and webcast on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 ... discuss the results and recent corporate developments. ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... 02, 2015 Global Stem ... alliance with Shenzhen HANK Bioengineering Co., Ltd. and ... alliance will establish a stem cells training course ... in September 2015. , Shenzhen HANK is a ... award-winning scientist, microbiologist and virologist, to integrate research, ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... Increasing its efforts to resolve the GMO Controversy ... of The GMO TRUTH podcast on both ITunes and at ... its mission to discover the truth and change the world. ... the truth about the GMOs in our food supply,” adds ... is an expansion of the documentary/investigative film-making methodology in place ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... , Feb. 27, 2015  Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... toxicology studies for its newly developed Bruton,s tyrosine ... have been completed. The results of these preclinical ... and Drug Administration. The feedback received from the ... ongoing first-in-human study. Additional preclinical work is required ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Asterias Biotherapeutics to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results on March 10, 2015 2Global Stem Cells Group Announces Alliance with HANK Bioengineering Co., Ltd. in Shenzhen, China 2Global Stem Cells Group Announces Alliance with HANK Bioengineering Co., Ltd. in Shenzhen, China 3The Walk a Mile Project Launches “GMO Truth” Podcast 2Pharmacyclics Provides Clinical Update on BTK Inhibitor for Autoimmune Diseases 2Pharmacyclics Provides Clinical Update on BTK Inhibitor for Autoimmune Diseases 3
... Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: VNDA ), a biopharmaceutical ... product candidates for central nervous system disorders, today announced ... March 31, 2009. Vanda reported a net loss ... compared to $7.5 million for the fourth quarter of ...
... Mass., April 29 LaVoie Group, a life ... has been selected as public relations agency of ... Inc. Donna L. LaVoie, President & CEO of ... Profectus during an important stage in the company,s ...
... billions in pest losses annually , ... St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April ... Divergence, Inc. , has received more than $1.2 million in research grants, ... to further the company,s work on biotech traits for lesion nematode control ...
Cached Biology Technology:Vanda Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Results 2Vanda Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Results 3Vanda Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Results 4Vanda Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Results 5Vanda Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Results 6Vanda Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Results 7Vanda Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Results 8Vanda Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Results 9Vanda Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Results 10LaVoie Group Selected by Vaccine Developer, Profectus BioSciences, as Agency of Record 2Divergence Receives $1.2 Million in Grants, Including NSF Grant to Fund Continuing Nematode Research in Corn 2Divergence Receives $1.2 Million in Grants, Including NSF Grant to Fund Continuing Nematode Research in Corn 3
St. Louis encephalitis Immunogen: St. Louis encephalitis. Storage: -20 C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles...
Mouse Anti-Gemin2...
5-bromo-2'-deoxyuridine (BrdU) Cell Biology Cell Proliferation Bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU) and Related Products...
Rat CINC-2 alpha/beta Affinity Purified Polyclonal Ab...
Biology Products: