Sarcoid Development May Have Genetic Basis

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The development of sarcoids--the most frequent of equine skin tumors--appears to have a genetic basis, and Swiss researchers are now honing in on the exact genes responsible for the disease. A new major study involving 222 horses yielded three chromosomal regions of the equine genome that could be further investigated for candidate genes responsible for sarcoids, according to Vend

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