Articles | Volume 61, issue 3
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 271–278, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-271-2018
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 271–278, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-271-2018

Original study 11 Jul 2018

Original study | 11 Jul 2018

The microRNA gene bta-mir-2313 in cattle: an atlas of regulatory elements and an association analysis with growth and carcass traits in the Slovenian Simental cattle breed

Špela Malovrh et al.

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Effects of miRNA polymorphisms on phenotypic traits have been studied in several species but much less in cattle. We tested the association between polymorphisms of bta-miR-2313 and growth and carcass traits in the Slovenian Simmental cattle breed and developed an atlas of miRNA regulatory elements. Bta-miR-2313 warrants further functional analysis since it overlaps with several QTL, has over 3100 predicted targets, and is located within GRAMD1B, associated with production traits in cattle.