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Mutations in lipase H (LIPH) and lysophosphatidic acid receptor 6 (LPAR6), which are essential for the lysophosphatidic acid (LPA) signalling pathway, are associated with hypotrichosis and wooly hair in humans. Mutations in LPAR6 and keratin 71 (KRT71), result in unusual fur growth and hair...

Author(s)
Manakhov, A. D.; Andreeva, T. V.; Rogaev, E. I.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2020, 51, 4, pp 584-589
Abstract

The cat (Felis silvestris catus) shows significant variation in pelage, morphological, and behavioral phenotypes amongst its over 40 domesticated breeds. The majority of the breed specific phenotypic presentations originated through artificial selection, especially on desired novel phenotypic...

Author(s)
Gandolfi, B.; Alhaddad, H.; Affolter, V. K.; Brockman, J.; Haggstrom, J.; Joslin, S. E. K.; Koehne, A. L.; Mullikin, J. C.; Outerbridge, C. A.; Warren, W. C.; Lyons, L. A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2013, 8, 6, pp e67105
Abstract

Objective: To describe a case series of systemic lime sulfur toxicosis secondary to topical administration in 2 cats. Case Summary: Two cats from the same household that were being previously treated for Microsporum canis were presented following topical administration of an incorrectly diluted...

Author(s)
Nix, C. E.; Lee, J. A.; Wismer, T.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2020, 30, 3, pp 302-307
Abstract

Uveitis is a common cause of blindness in feline patients as incorrectly treated or its chronicization can lead to formation of pre-iridal fibrovascular membranes, pupillary block and secondary glaucoma. The objective of this study was to investigate the causes of uveitis in cats diagnosed at the...

Author(s)
Enache, A.; Ionașcu, I.; Șonea, A.; Cucoș, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agriculture and Agricultural Science Procedia, 2016, 10, pp 396-402
Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this study was to describe the incidence of feline dystocia with respect to breed. Methods: The data used were reimbursed claims for veterinary care insurance and/or life insurance claims in cats registered in a Swedish insurance database from 1999-2006. Results: The...

Author(s)
Holst, B. S.; Axnér, E.; Öhlund, M.; Möller, L.; Egenvall, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 19, 1, pp 42-47
Abstract

Rexoid, curly hair mutations have been selected to develop new domestic cat breeds. The Selkirk Rex is the most recently established curly-coated cat breed originating from a spontaneous mutation that was discovered in the United States in 1987. Unlike the earlier and well-established Cornish and...

Author(s)
Filler, S.; Alhaddad, H.; Gandolfi, B.; Kurushima, J. D.; Cortes, A.; Veit, C.; Lyons, L. A.; Brem, G.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Heredity, 2012, 103, 5, pp 727-733
Abstract

The Persian cat is mainly characterized by an extremely brachycephalic face as part of the standard body conformation. Despite the popularity, world-wide distribution, and economic importance of the Persian cat as a fancy breed, little is known about the genetics of their hallmark morphology,...

Author(s)
Bertolini, F.; Gandolfi, B.; Kim EuiSoo; Haase, B.; Lyons, L. A.; Rothschild, M. F.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Mammalian Genome, 2016, 27, 3/4, pp 144-155
Abstract

The origin, physical and genetic traits, behaviour, breeding value and standards, health, and availability of the Cornish Rex cat breed were discussed.

Author(s)
Settimo, L. M.
Publisher
Medicina Viva, Parma, Italy
Citation
Rassegna di Medicina Felina, 2015, 19, 3, pp 35-39
Abstract

Background: The domestic cat has offered enormous genomic potential in the veterinary description of over 250 hereditary disease models as well as the occurrence of several deadly feline viruses (feline leukemia virus - FeLV, feline coronavirus - FECV, feline immunodeficiency virus - FIV) that are...

Author(s)
Mullikin, J. C.; Hansen, N. F.; Shen, L.; Ebling, H.; Donahue, W. F.; Tao, W.; Saranga, D. J.; Brand, A.; Rubenfield, M. J.; Young, A. C.; Cruz, P.; Driscoll, C.; David, V.; Al-Murrani, S. W. K.; Locniskar, M. F.; Abrahamsen, M. S.; O'Brien, S. J.; Smith, D. R.; Brockman, J. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Genomics, 2010, 11, 406, pp (24 June 2010)
Abstract

Carriage of Malassezia species yeasts in healthy Sphynx cats was compared with that in Devon Rex cats (DRC), Cornish Rex cats (CRC) and domestic shorthair (DSH) cats. Swab samples from the external ear, anus and claw folds, and contact plate samples from the axillae and groins, were incubated on...

Author(s)
Volk, A. V.; Belyavin, C. E.; Varjonen, K.; Cadiergues, M. C.; Stevens, K. B.; Bond, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2010, 12, 12, pp 917-922

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