Hereditary diseases in the horse: I. Monogenetic diseases

Mele, Mirjam; Ramseyer, Alessandra; Burger, Dominik; Leeb, Tosso; Gerber, Vinzenz (2008). Hereditary diseases in the horse: I. Monogenetic diseases. Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 150(4), pp. 167-171. Huber 10.1024/0036-7281.150.4.167

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Overall, monogenetic hereditary diseases are less important for the breeding industry than polygenetic diseases because they are relatively rare. For the individual animal, however, these diseases have often a dramatic outcome and many of these diseases presently known are lethal. For several of them the exact pathogenesis is known and DNA-tests are available to confirm the exact diagnosis.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine (DKV) > Equine Clinic
05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine (DKV)
05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Clinical Research and Veterinary Public Health (DCR-VPH) > Institute of Genetics
05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Clinical Research and Veterinary Public Health (DCR-VPH)

UniBE Contributor:

Mele, Mirjam; Ramseyer, Alessandra; Burger, Dominik; Leeb, Tosso and Gerber, Vinzenz

Subjects:

500 Science > 590 Animals (Zoology)
600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health
600 Technology > 630 Agriculture

ISSN:

0036-7281

Publisher:

Huber

Language:

German

Submitter:

Tosso Leeb

Date Deposited:

14 Aug 2015 14:48

Last Modified:

14 Aug 2015 23:33

Publisher DOI:

10.1024/0036-7281.150.4.167

PubMed ID:

18488717

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.70783

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/70783

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