This Week in Genome Research | GenomeWeb

In the early, online edition of Genome Research, the National Human Genome Research Institute's Elaine Ostrander and colleagues from the US and Ireland describe variants falling in and around half a dozen genes that seem to explain a good deal of the diminished size seen in some dog breeds. The group did fine mapping on four loci linked to canine body size in past work.

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