Genetic Mutation for Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy Widespread

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Veterinary researchers from the University of Minnesota have identified a gene potentially responsible for polysaccharide storage myopathy (PSSM) in Quarter Horses and, in doing so, they uncovered a number of research leads to pursue. In a recent study investigators found the gene in nearly half of 36 different breeds of horses tested. They consider this surprising, as PSSM is most

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