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Background Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotyping assays normally give rise to certain percents of no-calls; the problem becomes severe when the target organisms, such as cattle, do not have a high resolution genomic sequence. Missing SNP genotypes, when related to target traits, would...
Molecular Characterization of Streptococcus agalactiae Isolates from Human Cases of Invasive Disease Collected in Alberta, Canada: 2003-2013Download
Capsular polysaccharide (CPS) surrounding the Group B streptococcus (GBS) is a major virulence factor for GBS. There are 10 recognized CPS types (Ia, Ib and II-IX). A GBS isolate is non-typeable (NT) when CPS cannot be identified as one of the 10 CPS types. All genes required for CPS synthesis...
Choroideremia (CHM) is an inherited X-linked retinal dystrophy that causes hemizygous males to develop nyctalopia and a progressive loss of their peripheral visual field until only central vision remains. At the end stages of the degeneration, central acuity is also affected. The onset and rate...