Feline Genomes Fuel Precision Medicine

Wenn man an die beliebtesten und nützlichsten Tiermodelle in der biomedizinischen Forschung denkt, denkt man an Mäuse und Ratten, gefolgt von Kaninchen, Hunden, Affen und so weiter. Die Hauskatze steht…

‘Dark matter’ in cat genomes may shed light on human disease

While dogs are man’s best friend, cats are more genetically similar to humans than almost any other mammal, according to a researcher and her team at the University of Missouri.…

Cat Genomes Look a Lot Like Ours

The genome of a mouse is structurally a chaotic place. At some point in its evolutionary past, the mouse mixed up its ancestral genome like a game of cards, corrupting…