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- Meurs, K.M.; Friedenberg, S.G.; Williams, B.; Keene, B.W.; Atkins, C.E.; Adin, D.; Aona, B.; DeFrancesco, T.; Tou, S.; Mackay, T.
- The veterinary journal 2018 v.232 pp. 16-19
- Cavalier King Charles Spaniel; DNA; Dachshund; bioinformatics; blood sampling; dogs; genes; heart diseases; human diseases; humans; mutation; sequence analysis
- ... Myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) is the most common heart disease in the dog. It is believed to be heritable in Cavalier King Charles spaniels (CKCS) and Dachshunds. Myxomatous mitral valve disease is a familial disease in human beings as well and genetic mutations have been associated with its development. We hypothesized that a genetic mutation associated with the development of the human ...