Gene Symbol: UCP3
Description: uncoupling protein 3
Alias: mitochondrial uncoupling protein 3, UCP 3, solute carrier family 25 member 9, uncoupling protein 3 (mitochondrial, proton carrier)
Species: cow

Top Publications

  1. Stone R, Rexroad C, Smith T. Bovine UCP2 and UCP3 map to BTA15. Anim Genet. 1999;30:378-81 pubmed
    Two recently described uncoupling proteins, UCP2 and UCP3, may have important roles in determining feed conversion and/or maintenance energy requirements in livestock...
  2. Kolath W, Kerley M, Golden J, Shahid S, Johnson G. The relationships among mitochondrial uncoupling protein 2 and 3 expression, mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid single nucleotide polymorphisms, and residual feed intake in Angus steers. J Anim Sci. 2006;84:1761-6 pubmed
    ..None of these polymorphisms were related to RFI. It seems that the expression of uncoupling protein 2 and 3 and mitochondrial DNA sequence are not related to RFI status. ..
  3. Sherman E, Nkrumah J, Murdoch B, Li C, Wang Z, Fu A, et al. Polymorphisms and haplotypes in the bovine neuropeptide Y, growth hormone receptor, ghrelin, insulin-like growth factor 2, and uncoupling proteins 2 and 3 genes and their associations with measures of growth, performance, feed efficiency, and carcass. J Anim Sci. 2008;86:1-16 pubmed
    ..bovine neuropeptide Y (NPY), growth hormone receptor (GHR), ghrelin (GHRL), uncoupling proteins 2 and 3 (UCP2 and UCP3), IGF2, corticotrophin-releasing hormone (CRH), cocaine and amphetamine regulated transcript (CART), melanocortin-4 ..
  4. Zhang R, Li X. Association between IGF-IR, m-calpain and UCP-3 gene polymorphisms and growth traits in Nanyang cattle. Mol Biol Rep. 2011;38:2179-84 pubmed publisher
    ..05). In conclusion, the m-calpain/HhaI and UCP-3/BglI polymorphisms may be used as DNA markers for selection in the breeding process of Nanyang cattle. ..