Published in Cancer Gene Therapy Week, June 14th, 2004
In the May 21, 2004, issue of Science, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center report the first extensive genetic comparison of domestic dog breeds.
The study, led by Fred Hutchinson researchers Drs. Elaine Ostrander, Leonid Kruglyak, and graduate student Heidi Parker, revealed distinct DNA blueprints for each of the 85 varieties of purebreds that were analyzed as well as similarities between certain breeds. The researchers expect that understanding these genetic relationships will...
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