UK Strangles Research To Begin

A leading United Kingdom horse charity has teamed up with genome researchers in an effort to beat strangles. The Home of Rest for Horses, based in Buckinghamshire, England, has financed a £250,000 ($390,000) project to decode all the genes in Streptococcus equi, the bacterium that causes strangles.

There are hundreds of strangles outbreaks in the United Kingdom each year.


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