Scrapie-resistant sheep show certain coat colour characteristics.


Susceptibility to scrapie is known to be associated with polymorphisms at the prion protein (PrP) gene, and this association is the basis of current selective programmes implemented to control scrapie in many countries. However, these programmes might have unintended consequences for other traits that might be associated with PrP genotype. The objective of… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0016672308009968

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@article{Sawalha2009ScrapieresistantSS, title={Scrapie-resistant sheep show certain coat colour characteristics.}, author={Raya Mohammad Hussein Sawalha and L Bell and S Brotherstone and I White and A J Wilson and B Villanueva}, journal={Genetics research}, year={2009}, volume={91 1}, pages={39-46} }