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Newly Identified Gene Responsible for "Hairless" Trait in Dogs

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Newly Identified Gene Responsible for "Hairless" Trait in Dogs

Whether you find them cute or repulsive, hairless breeds of dogs certainly stand out. Now, researchers say they've identified an important scientific use for them: They have identified the specific gene that is responsible for the dogs' skimpy coats, and the discovery should shed new light on how animals' bodies develop over time.


By AAAS, USA.


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