Chromosome 9 and progressive rod-cone degeneration disease genetic markers and assays

  • US 5,804,388 A
  • Filed: 07/10/1997
  • Issued: 09/08/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/10/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for detecting the presence in a canine subject of at least one genetic marker that is genetically linked and co-segregating with a progressive rod-cone degeneration disease trait, wherein the at least one genetic marker consists of a polymorphism that is located in a prcd-informative region on canine chromosome 9, said method comprising analyzing chromosome 9 of the canine subject for the presence of the polymorphism in the prcd-informative region, wherein the presence of the polymorphism is indicative of a genetic marker associated with progressive rod-cone degeneration disease.

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