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Skin transcriptome profiles associated with coat color in sheep

Ruiwen Fan1, Jianshan Xie1, Junming Bai1, Haidong Wang1, Xue Tian1, Rui Bai1, Xiaoyun Jia1, Lei Yang1, Yunfei Song1, Muren Herrid12, Wenjun Gao1, Xiaoyan He1, Jianbo Yao13, George W Smith14 and Changsheng Dong1*

Author Affiliations

1 College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Shanxi Agricultural University, Taigu, 030801, China

2 School of Science and Technology, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, 2351, Australia

3 Laboratory of Animal Biotechnology and Genomics, Division of Animal and Nutritional Sciences, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 26506, USA

4 Departments of Animal Science and Physiology, Laboratory of Mammalian Reproductive Biology and Genomics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 48824, USA

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BMC Genomics 2013, 14:389  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-389

Published: 10 June 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Transcription factors expressed in sheep skin. List of transcription factors and their expression levels in sheep skin.

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Additional file 2: Table S2:

Differentially expressed known genes in black versus white sheep. List of known genes expressed differentially with fold change and P value.

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Additional file 3: Table S3:

Differentially expressed novel genes in black versus white sheep skin. List of novel genes expressed differentially with fold change and P value.

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Additional file 4: Table S4:

Differentially expressed known coat color genes in black versus white sheep skin. List of coat color genes expressed differentially with fold change and P value.

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Additional file 5: Table S5:

Primers used for quantitative real time PCR. List of primers for 10 genes used in quantitative real time PCR analysis to verify differential expression of genes identified by RNA-Seq analysis.

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