Four genotypes in a three allele system are proposed for a taql polymorphism in the bovine calpastatin gene. This polymorphism appears to be related to Wamer-Bratzler shear force and therefore may offer a potential genetic screening mechanism for enhancing beef quality.

R. D Green, N. E Cockett, M. F Miller, D. L Hancock, C. A Bidwell, L. S Barrett, J. B Morgan, J. D Tatum

Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume 19. Selection and quantitative genetics; growth; reproduction; lactation; fish; fiber; meat., , 450–453, 1994
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