Samantha A Brooks
Affiliation: Cornell University
- Whole-genome SNP association in the horse: identification of a deletion in myosin Va responsible for Lavender Foal SyndromeSamantha A Brooks
Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America
PLoS Genet 6:e1000909. 2010..The RFLP assay can be used to assist breeders in avoiding carrier-to-carrier matings and thus in preventing the birth of affected foals...
- RT-qPCR comparison of mast cell populations in whole blood from healthy horses and those with laminitisS A Brooks
Department of Animal Science, 129 Morrison Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Anim Genet 41:16-22. 2010..Additionally, MC activation is associated with inflammatory disease in several mammalian species and may prove a valuable therapeutic target in the horse...
- Four loci explain 83% of size variation in the horseShokouh Makvandi-Nejad
Department of Clinical Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e39929. 2012..Our results in the horse, complemented by the prior work in cattle and dog, serve to pinpoint those very few genes that have played major roles in the rapid evolution of size during domestication...