TITLE

Complete association between a retroviral insertion in the tyrosinase gene and the recessive white mutation in chickens

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
BMC Genomics;2006, Vol. 7, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
43685176

 

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