Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

7-11-2006

Abstract

Disclosed herein are genetic markers for animal growth, appetite and fatness, methods for identifying such markers, and methods of screening animals to determine those more likely to produce desired growth, appetite and fatness and preferably selecting those animals for future breeding purposes. The markers are based upon the presence or absence of certain polymorphisms in the Ghrelin gene.

Patent Number

US 7,074,562 B2

ISURF Reference Number

2863

Assignee

Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.,

Application Number

US 10/294,191

Date Filed

11-14-2002

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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