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GENES: New dwarfism code found, & new test to detect it

Discussion in 'Dog Breeding' started by leashedForLife, Oct 15, 2013.

  1. leashedForLife

    Nov 1, 2009
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    New dwarfism mutation identified in dogs

    a mutation in ITGA10 gene causes chondrodysplasia in Karelian Bear Dogs, & Norwegian Elkhounds.

    PLOS ONE: Canine Chondrodysplasia Caused by a Truncating Mutation in Collagen-Binding Integrin Alpha Subunit 10

    Disclaimer -
    "A DNA test is commercially available for the Norwegian Elkhound & Karelian Bear Dog breeds through
    Genoscoper Oy, Ltd, which is partly owned by [researcher] H Lohi."
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