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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Sequencing and Mapping of Bovine Toll-Like Receptor Signaling Molecules

item Cates, Elizabeth
item Bannerman, Douglas

Submitted to: Germplasm Release
Publication Type: Germplasm Release
Publication Acceptance Date: December 12, 2005
Publication Date: January 27, 2006
Citation: Connor, E.E., Cates, E.A., Bannerman, D.D. 2006. Sequencing and mapping of bovine toll-like receptor signaling molecules. Germplasm Release. Accession Numbers DQ319070-DQ319076.

Technical Abstract: In cattle, approximately 40% of clinical mastitis is caused by gram-negative bacteria. Inflammation that accompanies gram-negative mastitis is mediated in part by lipopolysaccharide (LPS) shed from the bacterial cell surface. Toll-like receptor (TLR)-4 is the putative transmembrane receptor for LPS. To date, molecules of the TLR-4 signaling pathway have not been well-characterized in cattle The goal of this study was to clone and sequence the full-length coding regions of bovine genes involved in TLR-4 signaling including IRAK1, MD-2, TICAM2, TIRAP, TOLLIP, TRAF 6 and CASP8 to facilitate study of these molecules in cattle.

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