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Unformatted text preview: Cole Woods ASCI 304 HD in Labrador Retrievers 1. What was the general objective of the authors? To describe what populations of dogs are affected by the disorder, the prevalence that the disorder has, the way that it has been dealt with in the past and the problems with those methods. They described how the testing was done, how large large their population size was, and what loci they found to be of interest. They explain the correlation between the markers detected and phenotype, and the location of these markers in relation to that breed. 2. How did the mapping population in this study compare to the ideal mapping population we described in class? The mapping population in this study was only 192 with some individuals not even being used in the main study. Compared to the studies that we discussed in class; this study is lacking in numbers. They even mentioned a similar German study that used over 400 dogs. But this population was over a few generations and has a clear and distinct family pedigree, which does make it an ideal population to...
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- Spring '12