- Capra hircus is a subspecies of goat domesticated from the wild goat of southwest Asia and Eastern Europe, it is a member of the family Bovidae and is closely related to the sheep as both are in the goat-antelope subfamily Caprinae. There are over 300 distinct breeds of goat. Goats are one of the oldest domesticated species, and have been used for their milk, meat, hair, and skins over much of the world.
- Common Name: Domestic goat
- NCBI Taxonomy
Intramuscular Fat Deposition
Internal Control Genes
|Gene Symbol||Gene Name||Application Scope||Accession Number|| Primers (5'-3')
|Size [bp]||Tm [℃]||Detection|
|PPIB||Peptidylprolyl isomerase (Cyclophilin) B||
- geNorm method && Related Reference
- NormFinder method && Related Reference
- BestKeeper method && Related Reference
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- Institution: College of Life Science and Technology, Southwest University for Nationalities, Chengdu 610041, Peoples’ Republic of China
Cited by 10 (Based on Google Scholar [2017-09-01])
- Zhu W, Lin Y, Liao H, Wang Y (2015) Selection of reference genes for gene expression studies related to intramuscular fat deposition in Capra hircus skeletal muscle. PLoS One 10, e0121280.
- Abiaezute CN, Nwaogu IC, Igwebuike UM (2017) Evaluation of the morphological features of the uterine tubes during postnatal development in West African Dwarf goats (Capra hircus). Vet Res Forum 8, 1-6.