Individual Bucks(a)

Sequence of the prion amino acids(b) at positions 101-194

101

102

107

110

125

127

133

136

137

138

142

143

146

151

154

168

171

194

L1

Q

W

S

T

V

G

L

A

M

S

I

H

N

R

R

P

Q

T

L2

Q

W

K

T

V

G

L

A

M

S

I

H

N

R

R

P

Q

T

L3

S

G

S

T

V

G

L

A

M

S

I

H

N

X

H

P

R

T

S1

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

A

M

X

I

H

N

P

R

P

Q

T

Individual Bucks(a)

Sequence of the prion amino acids(b) at positions 201-240

201

202

207

211

218

219

220

222

240

L1

F

T

K

R

I

T

Q

P

S

L2

F

T

K

R

I

X

Q

L

X

L3

F

T

K

R

I

X

Q

P

P

S1

X

P

R

E

I

T

X

E

S

(a)L= Lebanese local bucks, S= Saanen buck
(b)A= Alanine, E= Glutamic acid, F= Phenylalanine, G= Glycine, H= Histidine, I= Isoleucine, K= Lysine, L= Leucine, M=Methionine, N= Asparagine, P= Proline, Q= Glutamine, R= Arginine, S= Serine, T=Threonine, V= Valine, W= Tryptophan, X= Unknown Amino-Aci
Table 2: Polymorphism in amino-acid sequences at defined positions in prion (PrP) protein coding exon of rural goat (L1, L2, and L3) sperms, using Saanen (S1) sperm DNA as a reference.