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Genetic risk factor associated with claw problems in dogs identified

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The immune-mediated disease SLO can lead to severe claw problems in dogs. Researchers have now identified genetic risk factors underlying this disease.

The immune-mediated disease SLO can lead to severe claw problems in dogs. Researchers have now identified genetic risk factors underlying this disease.


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  1. Wilbe et al. DLA Class II Alleles Are Associated with Risk for Canine Symmetrical Lupoid Onychodystropy (SLO). PLoS ONE, 2010; 5 (8): e12332 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0012332

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