DNA, Genes and Chromosomes
The sum of a dog’s genetic material can be thought of as a cook book which is split into chapters containing recipes.
New DNA testing schemes for Schnauzers and Rhodesian Ridgebacks
The Kennel Club has approved two new official DNA testing schemes - for dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), a heart condition that results in inefficient pumping of the blood, in Schnauzers, and for juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) in Rhodesian Ridgebacks, following consultation with the breeds’ health co-ordinators on behalf of the breed clubs.
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