Degenerative Myelopathy is a debilitating disease that causes gradual paralysis in many dog breeds. It is caused by a degeneration of the spinal cord that onsets typically between 8 and 14 years of age. It presents first with the loss of coordination of the hind legs.
We have discovered a mutation in a gene which is associated with development of degenerative myelopathy (DM). In that gene, the DNA occurs in two possible forms (or alleles). The â€œGâ€ allele is the predominant form in dogs that seldom or never develop DM; you can think of it as the â€œGoodâ€ allele.
Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) is a spontaneously occurring, adult-onset spinal cord. that are clear of DM; those who are carriers; and those who are at much .
Degenerative myelopathy (DM) is an inherited neurologic disorder of dogs similar. Breeding two carriers of the SOD1 mutation together is predicted to produce .
Canine degenerative myelopathy, also known as chronic degenerative radiculomyelopathy,. (N/A or 'carrier'): The dog has one mutated copy of the gene (is heterozygous) and is a carrier but will not have degenerative myelopathy though .
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