Old Horse Immune Function: Is Gene Length Key?

Is it possible genes that become shorter as horses age could be the key to how well that animal's immune system works?

The availability of horses 20 years old and older on the University of Kentucky's Maine Chance Farm and on farms in the Lexington area was one of the things that interested David Horohov, PhD, William Robert Mills Chair in Equine Immunology, when he joined the faculty at

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