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Mammalian Genome

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 317–318 | Cite as

Red coat color in Holstein cattle is associated with a deletion in the MSHR gene

  • H. Joerg
  • H. R. Fries
  • E. Meijerink
  • G. F. Stranzinger
Short Communications

Keywords

Human Sequence Extension Locus Holstein Cattle Heterozygous Animal Melanocyte Stimulate Hormone 
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© Springer-Verlag 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Joerg
    • 1
  • H. R. Fries
    • 1
  • E. Meijerink
    • 1
  • G. F. Stranzinger
    • 1
  1. 1.Gruppe ZuechtungsbiologieInstitut fuer Nutztierwissenschaften der ETHZürichSwitzerland

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