Some articles on genetic:
... As the genetic mutations that cause dwarfing occur in many species, dwarf animals can be the offspring of normal-appearing animals ... Even in breeds which have not been selected for dwarfing, some genetic lines may show a tendency to produce dwarfs, which may be encouraged by ... the form of in-breeding to concentrate recessive genes, and can result in other genetic abnormalities being established in the population ...
... DNA tests are available for three genetic diseases or conditions which have been found in Burmese cats the Burmese Head Defect, GM2 Gangliosidosis and Hypokalaemia ... that these genes are carefully eliminated from the Burmese gene pool, with minimum loss of genetic diversity, and that affected kittens are not born ... of breeding lines to the benefit of overall genetic diversity ...
Famous quotes containing the words material and/or genetic:
“The history of mankind interests us only as it exhibits a steady gain of truth and right, in the incessant conflict which it records between the material and the moral nature.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“Man is not merely the sum of his masks. Behind the shifting face of personality is a hard nugget of self, a genetic gift.... The self is malleable but elastic, snapping back to its original shape like a rubber band. Mental illness is no myth, as some have claimed. It is a disturbance in our sense of possession of a stable inner self that survives its personae.”
—Camille Paglia (b. 1947)