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Curly fur is fairly common among the animal kingdom, but also a results of a complex genetic structure, a study reveals. In future, research can help to solve issues connected to hair growth disturbances and baldness.
A curly finding in canine genes | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

Professor Hannes Lohi’s research group has discovered a new gene variant underlying curly fur in the KRT71 keratin gene, also revealing an increasingly complex genetic structure behind dogs’ curly coats. In addition to breeding, the finding may benefit the treatment of certain diseases, as certa...