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Basepaws Developed a PCR-based COVID-19 Test For Cats

As of November 2020, the coronavirus pandemic is here to stay. The SARS-CoV-2 virus has had a devastating impact on public health and the economy. Recent months have also brought the news that pets too can get infected with the virus. 

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Feline Genetics Through Time

Genetics and genomics both play roles in health and disease. Genetics is the study of genes and how certain traits or conditions are passed down from one generation to another. Genomics, on the other hand, focuses on studying of a person's genes (the genome).
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Basepaws’ project to improve the feline reference genome

A reference genome is a database assembled based on whole genome sequencing data from multiple members of a species of interest. This genome assembly is considered as a representative example of the genome organization of a typical member of the species. For an organism to be effectively studied from a genetics perspective, having a high qualit...
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Big News: Now Only 4-6 Weeks From Sample to Report!

Why is this a big deal for us? Offering a laboratory-based direct-to-consumer product such as the Basepaws cat DNA test requires the coordination of multiple moving parts. Once your cat’s sample arrives in our lab, it undergoes DNA extraction and quality checks and is then split into 2 different work streams - one necessary for generating the br...
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