New study to sequence disease genes in horses

New study to sequence disease genes in horses

THE Morris Animal Foundation has awarded a three-year, $155,000 grant to a team of researchers from Kentucky and Denmark to build a new reference genome sequence for the domesticated horse.

The sequence will be a much-needed tool for animal researchers worldwide and the equine industry in particular because it will significantly improve the ability to understand the role of genetics in animal health and well-being.

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