Focus on Equine Genetics: the Ol' Gray Mare

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For more than 100 years, equine researchers have been examining why gray horses that are losing hair pigmentation are often concurrently affected by melanomas—tumors characterized by a massive production of the pigment melanin.

According to European researchers, humans cherry-picking gray coat color milleniums ago--due to the social prestige of riding a white horse—also inadvertently

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