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Abstract

The Burmese is a breed of domestic cat that originated in Southeast Asia and was further developed in the United States. Variants in melanocortin 1 receptor (MC1R) causes common coat colour phenotypes in a variety of mammalian species but only limited colour variation in the domestic cat. Known as...

Author(s)
Gustafson, N. A.; Gandolfi, B.; Lyons, L. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2017, 48, 1, pp 116-120
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

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