Cookies on VetMed Resource

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

VetMed Resource

Veterinary information to support practice, based on evidence and continuing education

Sign up to receive our Veterinary & Animal Sciences e-newsletter, book alerts and offers direct to your inbox.

CABI Book Chapter

Horse genetics.

Book cover for Horse genetics.

Description

This third edition provides basic information on genetics in an easy-to-understand format. As before, the book includes introductory chapters on basic genetics that review terminology and fundamental concepts. At the same time, the text contains very specific information about the DNA variants associated with traits, scientific speculation about how those traits came to be, and advice on how to ap...

Chapter 17 (Page no: 168)

Cytogenetics.

This chapter discusses the approaches and recent findings by cytogeneticists on the abnormalities of horse chromosomes. Highlights focused on the following: sex chromosomes and autosomes, cytogenetics and genomics, variations in chromosome arrangements, diseases associated with gain or loss of autosomes, fertility problems associated with autosome rearrangements, disorders of sexual development, prevalence of chromosome abnormalities among horses and the future of clinical cytogentics.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Nature of horse breeds. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 7) Evolution and domestication of horses. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 16) Equus. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 29) The fundamentals of genetics. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 42) The language and patterns of genetics. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 57) Horse genomics. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 69) Black, Bay, and chestnut (Extension and Agouti). Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 78) Color diluting genes. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 94) Tobiano, white, sabino, and roan (KIT). Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 109) Frame overo and splashed white. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 120) Leopard complex spotting. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 126) Gray, brindle, tiger eye, and curly. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 135) Putting it all together: color by design. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 140) Parentage testing. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 149) Blood groups and neonatal isoerythrolysis. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 153) Medical genetics. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 181) Major genes, quantitative trait loci, and marker assisted selection. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 188) Genetics of complex traits. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 197) Pedigrees and breeding schemes. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 208) Microbiome and mitochondria. Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 216) Where do we go from here? Author(s): Bailey, E. Brooks, S. A.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • University of Kentucky, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781786392589
  • Record Number
  • 20203194498