Frequencies of PrP gene haplotypes in British sheep flocks and the implications for breeding programmes

W Goldmann, M Baylis, C Chihota, E Stevenson, N Hunter

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Abstract / Description of output

To analyse the frequencies of prion (PrP) gene haplotypes in UK sheep flocks and evaluate their relevance to transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) and TSE resistance breeding programmes in sheep.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1294-302
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Applied Microbiology
Volume98
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • Amino Acid Sequence
  • Animals
  • Breeding
  • Codon
  • Gene Frequency
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Great Britain
  • Haplotypes
  • Polymorphism, Genetic
  • Prions
  • Scrapie
  • Sheep

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