Funding for this research was provided by:
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (2014/11871-5, 2014/22884-0)
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (BR) (2012/23638-8)
Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico
Received: 16 October 2017
Accepted: 14 June 2018
First Online: 27 June 2018
: All experimental procedures involving steers were approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Guidelines from Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation – EMBRAPA (process number: Macroprograma 1, 01/2005) and sanctioned by the president Dr. Rui Machado to ensure compliance with international guidelines for animal welfare.
: Not applicable.
: Dr. James Reecy is a member of the editorial board (Associate Editor) of BMC Genetics journal.
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