Mice can breathe easier as it appears their nemesis Felis silvestris catus might instead be a better choice for genome-wide association studies (GWAS) related to type 2 diabetes. According to a review article in Animal Genetics, the Australian Burmese breed of domestic cat provides a naturally occurring genetic model of type 2 diabetes. The breed ...
Australian cat breed gives unique insight into T2D genomics
By Mardi Chapman
13 Jun 2019