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post #1 of 3 Old 02-04-2012, 02:47 AM Thread Starter
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The modern Flat racehorse is traced back to a British Shetland

My dad found this, I think it is very intresting, but makes me love the little guys even more.

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I saw this on another forum, and I too thought it was very very interesting!!
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Definitely interesting, but there is still a lot of speculation and a lot of assumptions involved with both the original source and myostatin itself.

The most interesting thing to me is the possibility (not necessarily probability) that myostatin, which is actually an inhibitor and likely does so in association with the mitochondria, although not associated directly with mtDNA, is associated indirectly, and mtDNA of course is passed on strictly by mares, which could of course turn the stallion world upside down...
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