Tag: "inbreeding" at medical news
Breeding success by delving into the honey bee sex gene
...epers inbreed bees to select desirable traits, but inbreeding
raises the odds of producing fertilized eggs with two copies of the same csd allele. If too many sterile males result, the colony may die out. "If we know more details about how many alleles there are and what their frequencies are, bee breeders can...
Remarks Linking Inbreeding And Diabetes Sparks of Controversy
...nd Technology Committee, said in an interview that inbreeding
might be the reason behind it sparking off a contr...ny cases are linked to obesity too." "There is an inbreeding
complex in villages - people inter-marry," he claimed. "That might mean more of them have got the sa...
DNA Of Dog Could Hold The Key To Combat Human Diseases.
...esearchers that dogs were chosen for the study, as inbreeding
among the species would have contained the genetic variability. Dr Steven Holloway of the University of Melbourne's faculty of veterinary science, and the study leader, as explained that they have already tested the DNA of 100 Melbourne dogs with d...