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TitleLethal chondrodysplasia in a family of Holstein cattle is due to a de novo mutation in the COL2A1 gene
Study TypeOther
Abstract Lethal chondrodysplasia is a well-known congenital syndrome in cattle and occurs sporadically in many breeds. A genetic aetiology has been suspected in many cases, but causal mutations have not been identified until recently. However, chondrodysplasia still remains a puzzle, e.g. cases have occurred .. [more]
Description Lethal chondrodysplasia is a well-known congenital syndrome in cattle and occurs sporadically in many breeds. A genetic aetiology has been suspected in many cases, but causal mutations have not been identified until recently. However, chondrodysplasia still remains a puzzle, e.g. cases have occurred .. [more]
Center NameInstitute of Genetics, University of Bern, Switzerland