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Canine Genetic Disease
Donald F. Patterson, DVM, DSc, Section of Medical Genetics, Department of Clinical Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 3900 Delancey St., Philadelphia, PA, USA
Imprint: Mosby
Canine Genetic DiseaseVeterinary Medicine - Small Animals

This dynamic new product provides details on more than 370 known canine genetic diseases, including a large variety of congenital malformations, growth and developmental abnormalities, reproductive disorders, autoimmune diseases, degenerative diseases of aging, metabolic diseases, behavioral disorders, and susceptibilities to cancer and infectious diseases. Available in text format or as a text/CD-ROM package, this new reference is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of canine medical genetics and the different genetic diseases occurring among the many different breeds. It's an invaluable guide for veterinarians, dog owners, and breeders in their shared responsibility to reduce the frequency of canine genetic diseases.

A guide for veterinarians, dog owners and breeders. Topics covered include DNA structure of normal genes and examples of abnormalities in gene structure known to cause genetic diseases in dogs. The common patterns of inheritance of genetic diseases in families and breeds are outlined and explained on the basis of principles of gene transmission, dominance and recessivitiy. Factors contributing to the high frequency of genetic disorders in purebred dogs are explained and discussed.

Features:

  • Written for veterinarians, owners and breeders using a minimum of scientific and medical terminology
  • Based on over 30 years of research and clinical experience in one of the worlds most experienced academic units devoted to canine medical genetics
  • Large volume of information available in an inexpensive, highly portable handbook
  • Colour photos of 144 dog breeds
  • Includes short non-technical summaries of the clinical features, modes of inheritance, and breed predispositions for over 370 genetic diseases in 200 breeds
  • Explains the canine genome project, disease gene mapping and cloning

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Book Genetic Diseases of Dogs: A Guide to Diagnosis and Control

$50.00  
Author By Donald F. Patterson, DVM, DSC, Center for Comparative Medical Genetics, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Format Softcover
Medium Paper
ISBN 9780815143802
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