Biopolym. Cell. 1996; 12(2):38-41.
Structure and Function of Biopolymers
The cattle somatotropin locus polymorphism in local breeds in Ukraine
1Zeleny S. B., 1Lysovsky I. L., 1Glazko V. I.
  1. Institute of Agroecology of NAAS
    12 Metrologichna Str., Kyiv, Ukraine, 03680


The polymorphism ofsomatotropin locus with use of PCR in same Ukrainian cattle breeds was investigated. The breed-specific patterns of distribution of C and D allelic variants of somatotropin locus were observed. The level of heterozygosity of somatotropin locus was more high in local breeds (Brown Carpathian, Ukrainian Grey), than in wide used Slack and White Holstein.


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