Gene MSTN : myostatin in Canis lupus familiaris

See the equivalent entry at NCBI

In other species: taurine cattle , pig , sheep , chicken , horse , rabbit , goat , water buffalo , Japanese quail , rock pigeon , Japanese flounder

Symbol: MSTN

Synonyms: GDF8

Description: myostatin

Type of gene: protein-coding

NCBI gene id: 403433

Other designations: growth/differentiation factor 8|GDF-8

Links: Homologene , Ensembl

Genomic location: 37:628235..623197 [Chromosome accession NC_051841.1]

Related phenes:

OMIA:000683-9615 : Muscular hypertrophy (double muscling) in Canis lupus familiaris


2007 Mosher, DS., Quignon, P., Bustamante, CD., Sutter, NB., Mellersh, CS., Parker, HG., Ostrander, EA. :
A mutation in the myostatin gene increases muscle mass and enhances racing performance in heterozygote dogs. PLoS Genet 3:e79, 2007. Pubmed reference: 17530926. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0030079.