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Use of chicken models for the analysis of human disease

Dodgson, Jerry B, Romanov, Michael N (2004) Use of chicken models for the analysis of human disease. Current Protocols in Human Genetics, 40 (1). 15.5.1-15.5.11. ISSN 1934-8258. (doi:10.1002/0471142905.hg1505s40) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:37681)

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Abstract

The chicken has been a valuable model organism for genetic analysis since early in the last century. This unit provides an overview of the primary strategic approaches through which the chicken is used as a model for human genetics and disease. These approaches are reviewed with key advantages and disadvantages noted for each. In addition, the chicken offers a model system for several human inherited diseases, both single gene-based and complex traits. This unit briefly describes two such models as examples: autoimmune pathology causing Hashimoto's thyroiditis and sex-linked dwarfism.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1002/0471142905.hg1505s40
Additional information: Chapter 15, Unit 15.5. NLM Unique ID: 101287858
Uncontrolled keywords: genetics & heredity; cell biology; orthopedics; reproductive biology; endocrinology & metabolism
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > Biosciences
Signature Themes: Food Systems, Natural Resources and Environment
Depositing User: Mike Romanov
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2013 16:52 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:14 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/37681 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Romanov, Michael N: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3584-4644
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