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Cover for Diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

This chapter discusses the physiological functions of the musculoskeletal system; along with the clinical aspects and differential diagnosis of the different diseases of the muculuar system (myodegeneration or myonecrosis, inflammation and hyperplasia) and skeletal system (genetic abnormalities,...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for CRISPR/Cas9 system, a revolutionary technology for genome editing: applications and intellectual property disputes.

This chapter focuses on the importance of the CRISPR/Cas9 system in genome editing. Some applications of this revolutionary genome editing system in the treatment of genetic disorders, infectious diseases, genetic engineering in plants, generation of animal models for research and laboratory...

Author(s)
Kartikay Bisen; Keswani, C.; Akanksha Singh; Rakesh Pandey; Sandhya Mishra; Sarma, B. K.; Singh, H. B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of the integument.

In this chapter the clinical features and diagnosis of diseases (congenital, viral, bacterial, fungal, protozoa, and parasitic) affecting the integument of cattle were discussed.

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic aspects of male reproduction.

This chapter discusses the genetic disorders in the reproduction and fertility of male animals.

Author(s)
Chenoweth, P. J.; McPherson, F. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Idiopathic epilepsy and genetics.

In this chapter a clinical overview of idiopathic epilepsy in dogs and cats is discussed with special emphasis on the role of genetics in human, canine and feline epilepsy.

Author(s)
Platt, S.; Risio, L. de
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic selection for herd improvement.

The different types and aims of genetic selection rabbits are discussed. Highlights of this chapter includes: selection for qualitative traits (desirable genes, undesirable genes), selection for quantitative traits (heritability, heritable traits, reproductive traits, performance (health, growth,...

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Urinary system.

In this chapter disorders, medical and surgical conditions affecting the urinary tract (some times linked with the genital system)of goats and sheep are discussed with focused on the congenital and hereditary urinary conditions.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780640037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic influences on growth.

This chapter focused on the role of genetics in the growth of domestic animals, topics include: heritability of growth and growth-related traits, selection differential, generation interval and genetic gain, crossbreeding and hybrid vigour, undesirable genetic effects on growth and related traits,...

Author(s)
Lawrence, T. L. J.; Fowler, V. R.; Novakofski, J. E.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641461)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The genetics of the dog.

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...

Author(s)
Ostrander, E. A.; Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939403)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Lohi, H.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939403)
Type
Book chapter

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