Articles posted August 19, 2011

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Myostatin Gene in Thoroughbreds: Further Research Completed

Thoroughbred horses are selectively bred to improve both speed and stamina in an attempt to create the perfect racehorse. With the knowledge gleaned from the completion of the equine genome and advanced laboratory techniques available to genetic researchers, it seems this seemingly fleeting feat could be nearly within breeders' grasps.

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