MYF6


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MYF6

A gene on chromosome 12q21 that encodes a protein involved in muscle differentiation and induces fibroblasts to differentiate into myoblasts.
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Association of myf5, myf6 and myoG gene polymorphisms with carcass traits in chinese meat type quality chicken populations.
In an attempt to identify genes with a potential influence on growth and development in salmonid species Moghadam et al [110] suggested a tight association between the IGF1, MYF5 and MYF6 genes and reported of a more ancient polyploidization event that occurred deep in the ray-finned fish lineage.
Muscle fiber formation takes place during embryonic development and is regulated by the MyoD gene family, which consists of four genes, MyoD1 (MYF3), myogenin (MYOG or MYF4), MYF5 and MYF6 (MRF4).