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R. C. G. da Silva, Ferraz, J. B. S., Meirelles, F. V., Eler, J. P., Balieiro, J. C. C., Cucco, D. C., Mattos, E. C., Rezende, F. M., and Silva, S. L., Association of single nucleotide polymorphisms in the bovine leptin and leptin receptor genes with growth and ultrasound carcass traits in Nellore cattle, vol. 11, pp. 3721-3728, 2012.
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