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Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a group of heritable connective tissue disorders caused by defective collagen synthesis or incorrect assembly of the collagen triple helical structure. EDS is characterised by joint hypermobility, skin hyperextensibility, abnormal scarring, poor wound healing and...

Author(s)
Spycher, M.; Bauer, A.; Jagannathan, V.; Frizzi, M.; Lucia, M. de; Leeb, T.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2018, 49, 6, pp 641-644
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Author(s)
Zook, B. C.; Paasch, L. H.
Citation
American Journal of Pathology, 1982, 106, 3, pp 435-438
Abstract

Feline chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with high variability in severity of CKD-mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD). The calcium sensing receptor (CaSR) regulates circulating parathyroid hormone (PTH) and calcium concentrations. Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the CaSR are...

Author(s)
Geddes, R. F.; Jepson, R. E.; Forcada, Y.; Elliott, J.; Syme, H. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2018, 235, pp 34-41
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In this study, behavioral characteristics in purebred cats were hypothesized to associate with breed, eye color, coat color, and coat pattern. Owners of 574 single-breed, registered cats completed the Feline Behavioral Assessment and Research Questionnaire, which generates a standardized behavioral ...

Author(s)
Wilhelmy, J.; Serpell, J.; Brown, D.; Siracusa, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2016, 13, pp 80-87
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Background: Hyperthyroidism is very common in older cats, but the etiopathogenesis is poorly understood. Decreased risk of hyperthyroidism has been reported in certain colorpoint breeds, and this observation previously has been hypothesized to result from relatively greater tyrosine availability...

Author(s)
Crossley, V. J.; Debnath, A.; Chang, Y. M.; Fowkes, R. C.; Elliott, J.; Syme, H. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2017, 31, 4, pp 1028-1034
Abstract

Specific point mutations in the human toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) confer altered risk for diverse diseases including sepsis, aspergillosis and inflammatory bowel disease. Some of these TLR4 polymorphisms are racially specific. We hypothesised that feline TLR4 polymorphisms might underlie an...

Author(s)
Whitney, J.; Haase, B.; Beatty, J.; Barrs, V. R.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 2019, 209, pp 61-69
Abstract

The pedigree registers of cat clubs participating in the discussion platform of the Dutch Cat Fancy were examined to study the reproductive patterns of 34 pedigree cat breeds. From 1992 to 1996 a total of 25 985 litters were registered. Over this period the number of litters/year increased from...

Author(s)
Gerrits, P. O.; Huisman, T.; Knol, B. W.
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 1999, 124, 5, pp 145-148
Abstract

Although muscle diseases occur relatively rarely in cats, a number of congenital feline myopathies have been described over the last 20 years and are reviewed in this paper. Some of them have been reported exclusively in specific breeds, including the hypokalaemic myopathy of Burmese cats, type IV...

Author(s)
Gaschen, F.; Jaggy, A.; Jones, B.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2004, 6, 6, pp 355-366
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Koch, S. A.
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1979, 174, 1, pp 90-91
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A retrospective survey was made of the records and surgical reports of 50 cryptorchid cats castrated between 1985 and 1992. The mean age of the cats examined was 12.1 months and the mean age undergoing first orchiectomy was 10.8 months, compared with 29.5 months for cats in which the descended...

Author(s)
Richardson, E. F.; Mullen, H.
Citation
Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian, 1993, 15, 10, pp 1342...1369

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