The genetic cause for a previously undescribed skeletal syndrome in Wire Fox Terriers was recently revealed in a publication by the canine genetics research group at the University of Helsinki. Genoscoper will soon be the first laboratory in the world to offer the genetic test for this condition in the MyDogDNA test panel.
The canine genetics research group at the University of Helsinki published a study in May revealing the genetic causes for three hereditary disorders. With the novel gene discoveries the research group was able to identify the genetic causes for hyperostosis in Terrier breeds, dental hypomineralization in Border Collie, and previously undescribed skeletal syndrome in Wire Fox Terriers.
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Press release by canine genetics research group led by Professor Hannes Lohi at the University of Helsinki and the Folkhälsan Research Center.
We have received a lot of questions regarding the new storage disease test for Lagottos.
The Canine Genetics Research Group at the University of Helsinki has published today information about new testing possibilities within the ongoing study.
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