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Cover for Microbiome and mitochondria.

This chapter describes the interactions between the horse and its digestive tract microbes and the role of mitochondrial genetics on evolution, inheritance and racing performance.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Horse genetics.

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...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nature of horse breeds.

This chapter presents a brief description of a few breeds of horses that will be mentioned in subsequent chapters. The descriptions includes population, landrace, related groups of horses, the relationship of the breeds to each other and the level of selection applied by breeders. Among the breeds...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The language and patterns of genetics.

This chapter describes the characteristics of DNA, genes, genetic variation, DNA sequences, mutations, gene expression, mitochondrial genetics, chromosomes, genetic linkage and the inheritance of gender in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gray, brindle, tiger eye, and curly.

The genetic bases for the coat colour traits such as gray, brindle, tiger eye, and curly in horses were discussed in this chapter.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Major genes, quantitative trait loci, and marker assisted selection.

This chapter describes the genes, quantitative trait loci and marker assisted selection in horses bred for racing performance.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for ECG interpretation in equine practice.

This book contains 8 chapters that cover the definitions, equipment, procedure, interpretation of results, treatment, risk and safety and examples of arrhythmia diagnosis using electrocardiography in horses.

Author(s)
Mitchell, K. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240825)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Analysing ECGs.

This chapter describes a systematic, logical approach for interpretation of the results of electrocardiogram in horses, which ensures that all useful information are gathered from the recording, including heart rate, rhythm and waveform morphology.

Author(s)
Mitchell, K. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240825)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for ECG interpretation in pre-purchase examinations.

This chapter describes the importance of electrocardiography to detect normal physiological and pathological arrhythmias in horses prior to being purchased.

Author(s)
Mitchell, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240825)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case examples.

This chapter presents examples of electrocardiographic clinical findings and possible diagnosis in horses.

Author(s)
Mitchell, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240825)
Type
Book chapter

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