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A Mutation in the Myostatin Gene Increases Muscle Mass and Enhances Racing Performance in Heterozygote Dogs

  • Dana S Mosher,

    Affiliation: National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Pascale Quignon,

    Affiliation: National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Carlos D Bustamante,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Nathan B Sutter,

    Affiliation: National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Cathryn S Mellersh,

    Affiliation: Animal Health Trust, Center for Preventive Medicine, Newmarket, United Kingdom

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  • Heidi G Parker,

    Affiliation: National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Elaine A Ostrander mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: eostrand@mail.nih.gov

    Affiliation: National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: May 25, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0030079

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