African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12300

Full Length Research Paper

Polymorphism analysis of kisspeptin (KISS1) gene and its association with litter size in Ethiopian indigenous goat populations

Getinet Mekuriaw
  • Getinet Mekuriaw
  • Department of Microbial, Cellular and Molecular Biology Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
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Joram M. Mwacharo
  • Joram M. Mwacharo
  • Small Ruminant Genetics and Genomics Group, International Centre for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Tadelle Dessie
  • Tadelle Dessie
  • International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Okeyo Mwai
  • Okeyo Mwai
  • International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya
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Appolinaire Djikeng
  • Appolinaire Djikeng
  • Biosciences eastern and central Africa- Livestock Research Institute ((BecA-ILRI) hub, Nairobi, Kenya
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Sarah Osama
  • Sarah Osama
  • Biosciences eastern and central Africa- Livestock Research Institute ((BecA-ILRI) hub, Nairobi, Kenya
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Grum Gebreyesus
  • Grum Gebreyesus
  • International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Alayu Kidane
  • Alayu Kidane
  • Gondar Agricultural Research Centre, Amhara Agricultural Research Institute, Gondar, Ethiopia
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Solomon Abegaz
  • Solomon Abegaz
  • Gondar Agricultural Research Centre, Amhara Agricultural Research Institute, Gondar, Ethiopia
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Kassahun Tesfaye
  • Kassahun Tesfaye
  • Department of Microbial, Cellular and Molecular Biology Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
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  •  Received: 24 October 2016
  •  Accepted: 02 December 2016
  •  Published: 31 May 2017

How to cite this article

APA /
Mekuriaw, G., Mwacharo, J. M., Dessie, T., Mwai, O., Djikeng, A., Osama, S., Gebreyesus, G., Kidane, A., Abegaz, S., & Tesfaye, K. (2017). Polymorphism analysis of kisspeptin (KISS1) gene and its association with litter size in Ethiopian indigenous goat populations. African Journal of Biotechnology , 16(22), 1254-1264.
Chicago /
Getinet Mekuriaw,, Joram M. Mwacharo, Tadelle Dessie, Okeyo Mwai, Appolinaire Djikeng, Sarah Osama, Grum Gebreyesus, Alayu Kidane, Solomon Abegaz and Kassahun Tesfaye. "Polymorphism analysis of kisspeptin (KISS1) gene and its association with litter size in Ethiopian indigenous goat populations." African Journal of Biotechnology 16, no. 22 (2017): 1254-1264.
MLA /
Getinet Mekuriaw, et al. "Polymorphism analysis of kisspeptin (KISS1) gene and its association with litter size in Ethiopian indigenous goat populations." African Journal of Biotechnology 16.22 (2017): 1254-1264.