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GDF8Growth Differentiation Factor 8
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Keywords: GDF11, GDF8, Rabbit, Secondary structure prediction, Phylogeny.
GDF11 is a secreted protein with 90% amino acid sequence identity with GDF8 that is also a growth factor and expressed in mammalian muscles.
One of the members of TGF-[beta] superfamily is GDF11 that has been derived together with GDF8 (also known as myostatin) from a common ancestor [2].
Two single nucleotide polymorphisms in the myostatin (GDF8) gene have significant association with muscle depth of commercial Charollais sheep.
Investigations into the GDF8 g+6273 G-A polymorphism in New Zealand Texel sheep.