The canine POMC gene, obesity in Labrador retrievers and susceptibility to Diabetes mellitus

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Davison, LJ; Holder, A; Catchpole, B; O'Callaghan, C;
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Inc.
  • Journal: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine,volume 31,issue 2,pages343-348 (issn: 0891-6640, eissn: 1939-1676)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5354034, doi: 10.1111/jvim.14636
  • Subject: Standard Article | Genetics | Pancreas | Standard Articles | SMALL ANIMAL | Polymerase chain reaction | Endocrinology

<strong>Background</strong> Diabetes mellitus (DM) in dogs is a common endocrinopathy with a complex genetic architecture. Disease susceptibility in several breeds is associated with polymorphisms in immune response genes, but in the Labrador retriever breed, no gene... View more
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