Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 48 issue 4 (august 2014) : 315-321

CONSERVATION OF QINGHAI FINE-WOOL SHEEP AT SOMATIC CELL LEVEL IN STERILE CULTURE

Zhiqiang Shan1, 2*, Yabin Pu1*, Yuhua Gao1, Wenxiu Zhang1, Changli Li1, Mei Li1, Weijun Guan1#, Yuehui Ma1#
1Institute of Animal Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100193, China
Cite article:- Shan1 Zhiqiang, 2*, Pu1* Yabin, Gao1 Yuhua, Zhang1 Wenxiu, Li1 Changli, Li1 Mei, Guan1# Weijun, Ma1# Yuehui (2024). CONSERVATION OF QINGHAI FINE-WOOL SHEEP AT SOMATIC CELL LEVEL IN STERILE CULTURE. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 48(4): 315-321. doi: 10.5958/0976–0555.2014.00449.X.
This study aimed to establish the fibroblast cell bank of Qinghai fine-wool sheep in the form of somatic cells, and to study its biological characteristics, to help for long-term conservation and sustainable use of this genetic resource. Ear marginal tissue of the Qinghai Fine-wool sheep was used to establish a fibroblast cell line by direct culture of explants and cryopreservation techniques, and the quality of the cell line was assessed. This study not only shows the effective preservation of the Qinghai Fine-wool sheep germplasm at the cellular level, but also provides a available experimental resource for fields including cell biology, genomics, post-genomics, genetic engineering and embryo engineering.
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