Table 5

Highly up-regulated coat color genes in black sheep skin
Gene name Fold change FDR P-value Classification Function
Membrane-associated transporter protein (Matp) 32.75 1.03 × 10-42 Components of melanosomes and their precursors Apparent transporter
Silver (Si) 25.2 0 Components of melanosomes and their precursors Melanosome matrix
Tyrosinase (Tyr) 96.88 1.89 × 10-137 Components of melanosomes and their precursors Melanosomal enzyme
Tyrosinase-related protein 1 (Tyrp1) 284.17 0 Components of melanosomes and their precursors Melanosomal protein
Melanophilin (Mlph) 27.75 1.94 × 10-158 Melanosome transport Melanosome transport

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