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Genetic mutation in labs identified

September 25th, 2008

Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan’s Western College of Veterinary Medicine and the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine have identified a genetic mutation in Labrador retriever dogs that is highly associated with exercise-induced collapse (EIC) syndrome. The findings published this week in Nature Genetics are expected to help dog breeders gradually reduce the number of Labradors with the …

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