Gene Symbol: MYOG
Description: myogenin
Alias: myogenin, myogenic factor, myogenin (myogenic factor 4)
Species: chicken

Top Publications

  1. Wang Q, Liu Y, Jiang X, Yang C, Du H, Qiu M, et al. [Correlation analysis of relationships between polymorphisms of high quality chicken myogenin gene and slaughter and meat quality traits]. Yi Chuan. 2007;29:1089-98 pubmed
    PCR-SSCP technique was designed in this study to investigate the effect of MyoG on quality meat chicken (developed by Sichuan Dahen Poultry Breeding Company using local breeds)...
  2. Li F, Shan A, Hu J, Zheng Y, Xu L, Chen Z. Changes to daily feed intake during the laying period alters embryonic MSTN and MYOG gene expression in genetically fat and lean lines of chickens. Br Poult Sci. 2013;54:728-37 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether myostatin (MSTN) and myogenin (MYOG) mRNA expression could be altered in relation to differences in body composition of the embryos and the hen'..
  3. Genxi Z, Ying T, Tao Z, Jinyu W, Yongjuan W. Expression profiles and association analysis with growth traits of the MyoG and Myf5 genes in the Jinghai yellow chicken. Mol Biol Rep. 2014;41:7331-8 pubmed publisher
    In order to analyze the association of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the MyoG and Myf5 genes with chicken growth traits, PCR-SSCP approach was used to detect the (SNPs)...
  4. Fujisawa Sehara A, Hosoda Y, Obinata T, Nabeshima Y. Myogenin contains two domains conserved among myogenic factors. J Biol Chem. 1990;265:15219-23 pubmed
    Previously, three structurally related proteins, MyoD, myogenin, and Myf5, have been identified, and each of them was found to convert C3H10T1/2 fibroblasts to myoblasts when their respective cDNAs were expressed under the control of a ..
  5. Dechesne C, Wei Q, Eldridge J, Gannoun Zaki L, Millasseau P, Bougueleret L, et al. E-box- and MEF-2-independent muscle-specific expression, positive autoregulation, and cross-activation of the chicken MyoD (CMD1) promoter reveal an indirect regulatory pathway. Mol Cell Biol. 1994;14:5474-86 pubmed
    Members of the MyoD family of gene-regulatory proteins (MyoD, myogenin, myf5, and MRF4) have all been shown not only to regulate the transcription of numerous muscle-specific genes but also to positively autoregulate and cross activate ..
  6. Takimoto A, Oro M, Hiraki Y, Shukunami C. Direct conversion of tenocytes into chondrocytes by Sox9. Exp Cell Res. 2012;318:1492-507 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest that tenocytes have a strong potential for conversion into chondrocytes through the activities of Sox9 both in vitro and in vivo...
  7. Wu Q, Yao H, Zhang Z, Zhang B, Meng F, Xu S, et al. Possible correlation between selenoprotein W and myogenic regulatory factors in chicken embryonic myoblasts. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2012;150:166-72 pubmed publisher
    ..The results showed that the sodium selenite medium enhanced the mRNA expression of SelW, Myf-5, MRF4, and myogenin in chicken myoblasts...