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Dog Breed Info
2012-10-16 10:48:09

Benjamin Joyner for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As a long time dog owner and breeder I know the importance of truly understanding and familiarizing yourself with your dog´s particular breed. Whether you are a seasoned pro or a first time owner, it is very important that you familiarize yourself with the dog breed info before you make the decision to own a new breed. This is important for several reasons.  First, given the increase in pure-breeding for...

2012-06-18 22:04:28

A novel candidate gene in human early-onset degenerative ataxias Researchers at the University of Helsinki and the Folkhälsan Research Center, Finland, have identified the genetic cause of early-onset progressive cerebellar degeneration the Finnish Hound dog breed. The study, led by Professor Hannes Lohi, revealed a new disease mechanism in cerebellar degeneration. A mutation was identified in the SEL1L gene, which has no previous link to inherited cerebellar ataxias....

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2009-11-05 13:40:00

Genome sequence for the domestic horse to be unveiled The whole genome sequence of the domestic horse has been completed by the genome-sequencing center of The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, in collaboration with an international team of researchers that includes scientists at the University of California, Davis. Findings from the genome sequence have important implications for improved breeding of horses, which constitute a $39 billion industry in the United States alone, and for...