Basepaws recently updated its flagship Breed + Health Cat DNA test to screen for 25 genetic traits that are represented by 50 genetic markers. In a new section of the upgraded Basepaws digital report, pet parents can now learn about the genetic markers that may play a role in determining their cat’s likely blood type.
Basepaws has added new genetic health and trait markers to its flagship Breed + Health Cat DNA test. In the Health Marker section of your cat’s report, Basepaws provides their results related to 43 genetic disorders that are represented by 65 health markers.
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At Basepaws, our mission is to advance pet health. Our focus is on feline genetics, however, we know that genes are just part of the picture. Our continued goal has been to collect diverse information on cats that goes beyond genetics (phenotype data). As we collect more data, this will help us refine and improve our understanding of the interp...
Many pet parents in the Basepaws community expressed an interest in learning more about what genes reside on each cat chromosome, and about the "Chromosome Map." In this blog, we share all that is currently known about feline chromosomes and genes associated with hereditary conditions and traits.