A tissue-based approach to selection of reference genes for quantitative real-time PCR in a sheep osteoporosis model

Abstract Background In order to better understand the multifactorial nature of osteoporosis, animal models are utilized and compared to healthy controls. Female sheep are well established as a model for osteoporosis induced by ovariectomy, calcium and vitamin D low diet, application of steroids, or...

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Main Authors: Felix Schulze, Deeksha Malhan, Thaqif El Khassawna, Christian Heiss, Anja Seckinger, Dirk Hose, Angela Rösen-Wolff
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2017-12-01
Series:BMC Genomics
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12864-017-4356-4