Extent of Inbreeding in Pedigree Dogs Revealed in New Study

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A blog summarizing the findings from the study: Calboli, F.C., Sampson, J., Fretwell, N., and Balding, D.J. (2008). Population structure and inbreeding from pedigree analysis of purebred dogs. Genetics, 179(1), 593–601. doi:10.1534/genetics.107.084954

Extent of inbreeding in pedigree dogs revealed in new study (2008, August 15) retrieved 16 November 2021 from https://phys.org/news/2008-08-extent-inbreeding-pedigree-dogs-revealed.html

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Topic(s): Breeder Resource, Genetic Counseling, Genetics