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Genetics

Glossary of terms

A short list of term and definitions.
 

Introduction

Short introduction to several aspects of genetics.
 

Interaction between alleles

About the influences that different alleles within a gene have on each other. Also discussed her: gender related properties, linked genes.
 

Interaction between genes

Different genes can also influence each other. Mendel's laws will also be explained.
 

Biological background

Understanding the biological background of genetics is very handy. Items such as crossing-over, enzymes and DNA will be viewed from a different perspective.
 

Population genetics

An area of genetics studies entire populations. With this information the influence of a top dog on a population can be estimated.
 

Population genetics (2)

Part two deals with quantitative characteristics and their inheritance in a population of dogs.
 

Breeding related topics

The knowledge from the previous articles provides us with an instrument to assess the result of a mating and to see which combinations would better not be used.
 

Coat colour genetics

Description of the genetic background of the coat colours of the Border Collie.
 
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Veterinary approval

Diseases

Our veterinary articles are checked by our veterinary surgeons to ensure that they are correct. For this reason they are stamped with the 'veterinary approval' sign.
 

Canine Hip Dysplasia

Under construction.
 

Elbow dysplasia (OCD)

A group of disorders (including OCD), which affect the elbow joint.
 

Eye diseases

The most important (hereditary) eye diseases are discussed
 


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