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The genetics of the dog.

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This second edition book presents a comprehensive description of all modern topics related to dog genetics from various scientists in the USA, Europe, Australia and Russia. The systematics, phylogeny, domestication and single gene traits are discussed in chapters 1-5, chapters 6-10 are on immunogenetics and genetic diseases, while chapters 11 and 12 presents gene mapping and genome structure of th...

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Chapter 9 (Page no: 189)

Genetics of neurological disease in the dog.

The breed specificity of many neurological conditions suggests a strong genetic background, which facilitates gene mapping. Indeed, several new mutations are discovered recently in both CNS and PNS disorders, and the goal of this chapter is to summarize some of these successes in genetic breakthroughs. This chapter discusses the genetic studies on neurological diseases affecting dogs such as epilepsy; cerebellar abiotrophy; neonatal encephalopathy; inflammatory central nervous systems diseases; and peripheral nervous system diseases.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Canid phylogeny and origin of the domestic dog. Author(s): VilĂ , C. Leonard, J. A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 12) Experimental studies of early canid domestication. Author(s): Trut, L. N. Oskina, I. N. Kharlamova, A. V.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 38) The history and relationships of dog breeds. Author(s): Parker, H. G.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 57) Molecular genetics of coat colour, texture and length in the dog. Author(s): Kaelin, C. B. Barsh, G. S.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 83) Mendelian traits in the dog. Author(s): Nicholas, F. W.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 91) Canine immunogenetics. Author(s): Kennedy, L. J. Ollier, W. E. R. Marti, E. Wagner, J. L. Storb, R. F.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 136) The genetics of canine orthopaedic traits. Author(s): Breur, G. J. Lambrechts, N. E. Todhunter, R. J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 161) Genetics of cancer in dogs. Author(s): Sargan, D. R.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 218) Genetics of eye disorders in the dog. Author(s): Mellersh, C. S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 241) Canine cytogenetics and chromosome maps. Author(s): Breen, M. Thomas, R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 255) Canine genomics. Author(s): Lindblad-Toh, K.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 275) Genetics of canine behavioural disorders. Author(s): Yokoyama, J. S. Hamilton, S. P.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 295) Biology of reproduction and modern reproductive technology in the dog. Author(s): Forsberg, C. L. Reynaud, K.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 321) Developmental genetics. Author(s): Ruvinsky, A. Hill, M.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 359) Genetics of morphological traits in the domestic dog. Author(s): Ostrander, E. A. Bustamante, C. D.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 375) Canine olfactory genetics. Author(s): Quignon, P. Robin, S. Galibert, F.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 394) Pedigree analysis, genotype testing and genetic counselling. Author(s): Oberbauer, A. M.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 421) Genetics of quantitative traits and improvement of the dog breeds. Author(s): Famula, T. R.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 435) Complex traits in the dog. Author(s): Lark, K. G. Chase, K.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 458) The canine model in medical genetics. Author(s): Wilton, A. N. Henthorn, P. S.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 477) Genetic aspects of performance in working dogs. Author(s): Huson, H. J.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 496) Genetic nomenclature. Author(s): Hu, Z. L. Reecy, J. M.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Veterinary Biosciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki, Biomedicum 1, Room C323b, P.O. Box 63 (Haartmaninkatu 8), FI-00014 Helsinki, Finland.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2012
  • ISBN
  • 9781845939403
  • Record Number
  • 20123105820