2016 CVM News: Largest canine genetics study yields clues to diseases in dogs and humans
Largest dog genetic study informs human diseases
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The news item from the Cornell Chronicle is about: Cornell researchers have completed the largest genetic study of dogs to date, comprising the genetic analysis of 4,200 dogs. The study investigated 180,000 genetic markers, DNA sequences with a known physical location on a chromosome. Such markers can help link an inherited disease with the responsible gene.
Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Periodicals.; Boyko, Adam, Castelhano, Marta; Ramanujan, Krishna; Cornell Chronicle