Differential Expression of ß-Lactoglobulin Alleles A and B in Dairy Cattle
Two allelic variants of the whey protein ß-lactoglobulin gene are commonly found in dairy cattle. Interestingly, some 20 to 40% more of the A than the B variant protein is produced in milk. We report here our efforts to elucidate the basic molecular mechanisms responsible for the differential expression of the two ß-lactoglobulin alleles.
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