fat-tailed sheep

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fat-tailed sheep

(făt′tāld′)
n.
Any of a breed of sheep having large amounts of fat at the base of the tail, raised chiefly in dry regions from northern Africa through Central Asia for meat, milk, fat, and wool.
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Three DNA pools comprise thirty individuals with 10 individuals DNA (100ng/[micro]L, 5 [micro]L for each individual) from each breed of Large-tailed Han sheep (White), Minxian Black-fur sheep (Black), and Kazakh Fat-Rumped sheep (Brown) and were used for identification mutation sites.
The brown coat color phenotype in Kazakh Fat-Rumped sheep may be caused by TYRP1 gene mutations that need to be further investigated.