Monthly Archives: July 2019

Y chromosome haplotype analysis in purebred dogs

Danika L. Bannasch,1 Michael J. Bannasch,2* Jeanne R. Ryun,1* Thomas R. Famula,3 Niels C. Pedersen4 1Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA 2Center for Companion Animal Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA 3Department of Animal Science, University of California,… Read More »

The impacts of inbreeding, drift and selection on genetic diversity in captive breeding populations

JANNA R. WILLOUGHBY,* NADIA B. FERNANDEZ,† MAUREEN C. LAMB,† JAMIE A. IVY,‡ ROBERT C. LACY§ and J. ANDREW DEWOODY*† *Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University, 715 W. State St., West Lafayette, IN 47906, USA, †Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, 715 W. State St., West Lafayette, IN 47906, USA, ‡Global Collections Department, San… Read More »

A missense variant in the titin gene in Doberman pinscher dogs with familial dilated cardiomyopathy and sudden cardiac death

Kathryn M. Meurs1  · Steven G. Friedenberg2 · Justin Kolb5 · Chandra Saripalli5 · Paola Tonino5 · Kathleen Woodruff1 · Natasha J. Olby1 · Bruce W. Keene1 · Darcy B. Adin1 · Oriana L. Yost1 · Teresa C. DeFrancesco1 · Sunshine Lahmers3 · Sandra Tou1 · G. Diane Shelton4 · Henk Granzier5 Received: 12 August 2018 / Accepted: 4 January 2019 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2019 Abstract The dog provides a large animal model of familial dilated cardiomyopathy for the study of important aspects of this common… Read More »

Doberman pinschers present autoimmunity associated with functional autoantibodies: A model to study the autoimmune background of human dilated cardiomyopathy

PLoS One. 2019; 14(7): e0214263. Published online 2019 Jul 5. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0214263 Gerhard Wess, Conceptualization, Project administration, Supervision,1 Gerd Wallukat, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology,2 Anna Fritscher, Investigation, Methodology,1 Niels-Peter Becker, Investigation, Writing – original draft,2 Katrin Wenzel, Investigation, Methodology,2 Johannes Müller, Conceptualization, Project administration, Supervision,2 and Ingolf Schimke, Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Project administration, Supervision, Writing… Read More »