Cashmere goat


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Cash·mere goat

also Kash·mir goat  (kăzh′mîr′, kăsh′-, kăzh-mîr′, kăsh-)
n.
A goat that is raised for its undercoat of fine, downy wool, especially one native to the Himalayan regions of India and Tibet.

Kash′mir

(or Cash′mere) goat′


n.
any of a long-haired breed of goat raised in Tibet, India, Afghanistan, and Turkey for its meat, milk, and cashmere wool.
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Noun1.Cashmere goat - Himalayan goat having a silky undercoat highly prized as cashmere woolCashmere goat - Himalayan goat having a silky undercoat highly prized as cashmere wool
Capra hircus, domestic goat - any of various breeds of goat raised for milk or meat or wool
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PCR-SSCP and DNA sequencing detecting two silent SNPs at KAP8.1 gene in the cashmere goat. Mol Biol Rep 2009;36:1387-91.
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in Liaoning Cashmere goat from northeastern China.
Inner Mongolia white Cashmere goat (Capra hircus) is an important economic breeding animal in China.
Due to the discrepancies with regard to the interaction between Rheb and FKBP38, we cloned cashmere goat Rheb (GenBank accession HM569224) and FKBP38 (GenBank accession JF714970) genes and studied this relationship in cashmere goat cells by coimmunoprecipitation (co-IP) and yeast two-hybrid assay to resolve this controversy and examine the mTOR signaling pathway in cashmere goat cells.
To detect goat VEGF-mediated regrowth of hair, we cloned Inner Mongolia Cashmere goat VEGF164 gene (JX524883.1), which encodes a 190-amino-acid peptide with a signal peptide of 26 amino acids and shows a high homology to VEGF genes in other vertebrates.
The establishment and biological analysis of cell lines of Angora goat could facilitate the conservation and utilization of genetic resources in endangered goats, such as cell lines of Mongolian sheep and Liaoning cashmere goat established in our laboratory (Liu et al., 2011; Hu et al., 2013).
These results were similar to our previous research on cashmere goat grazing on native L.
To facilitate the further study of the function and regulation of S6 in Inner Mongolia Cashmere goat cells, we cloned full-length S6 gene cDNA, measured its gene products in various tissues by quantitative real-time PCR and immunohistochemistry.
To study the expression and regulation of S6K1 in Inner Mongolia Cashmere goat cells, we cloned the full-length S6K1 cDNA, measured its expression in tissues by quantitative real-time PCR and immunohistochemistry, and investigated its activity in goat fetal fibroblasts with regard to its regulation by the MAPK signaling pathway.
Cashmere goats are found only in specific areas of Asia, with modern Cashmere goat breeds generally originating from the territorial plateau of southwestern China and adjacent areas of central Asia (Tu, 1989).
The Inner Mongolian cashmere goat is one of the best breeds of cashmere goat in China and is an important source of income for Inner Mongolia region with the largest portion of income derived from cashmere (Bai et al., 2006).
The Inner Mongolian Cashmere goat is one of the most excellent breed of Cashmere goat in China and is an important source of income for the Inner Mongolia region with the largest portion derived from cashmere (Bai et al., 2006).