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Genomics of performance

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Mitochondrial DNA and Athletic Performance in Thoroughbreds In 2006, Harrison and Turrion-Gomez reported a relationship between mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplotypes and athletic performance in the Thoroughbred (Harrison & Turrion-Gomez, 2006)….

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Physical and comparative maps

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The horse karyotype Ever since the correct chromosome number in the horse was determined, the equine chromosomes have been presented in several ways. However, it was not before the correct…

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Genomics of laminitis

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Molecular biology has been crucial in refuting a central dogma in equine laminitis and in organ injury in human sepsis, stating that laminar/organ injury was due to decreased blood flow,…

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Functional genomics

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Functional Impact of the Genome Genomic DNA contains the “informational blueprint” of an organism, which has now been elucidated in the horse by sequencing of the equine genome (Wade et al.,…

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Genomics of skin disorders

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Noticeable lesions indicative of the disease generally appear at approximately 1.5 years of age (White et al., 2004; White et al., 2007). This means that HERDA-affected horses rarely show signs at birth…

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Coat color genomics

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Cream (C) is inherited as an incompletely dominant gene. In the heterozygous condition cream dilutes phaeomelanin from red to yellow, which results in palominos, buckskins, and smoky seal browns. Homozygotes…

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