Dr. Anita Oberbauer’s lab will be doing whole genome sequencing to identify causal genes or mutations for primary Addison’s disease in the Bearded Collie. In turn, that would lead to development of a clinically useful tool for breeders to integrate into breeding decisions.
Whole genome sequencing requires fresh blood sample for extracting DNA.
10 with confirmed primary Addison’s diagnosed between 2-6 years, no other disease, no corticosteroid use in 6 months prior to diagnosis.
10 healthy Beardies over the age of ten years. These will serve as controls for the Addison’s and SLO dogs.
10 with confirmed SLO and no other disease.
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