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Canine genetics project reaches its next milestone

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GIVE a Dog a Genome, the Animal Health Trust's (AHT) canine genetics research project, has reached its next major milestone with half of the breeds involved in the project having had their DNA sent off for whole genome sequencing.

Launched in 2016, Give a Dog a Genome is a project to create the UK's largest canine genome bank, with the aim of enhancing understanding of canine genetics and inherited diseases in dogs. The project originally aimed to sequence 50 breeds, but added interest and funding …

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