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Abstract

The recent extension of genetic tools to the domestic cat, together with the serendipitous consequences of selective breeding, have been essential to the study of the genetic diseases that affect them. Cats are increasingly presented for veterinary surveillance and share many of human's heritable...

Author(s)
Samaha, G.; Beatty, J.; Wade, C. M.; Haase, B.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2019, 50, 4, pp 319-325
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