Extra Gaits in Horses Traced to Single Mutation

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In horses, unusual gaits have been traced to a single mutation. This endows them with a wider repertoire of gaits, showing that some seemingly complex physical traits can have a simple genetic basis. This could also elucidate the genes behind movement disorders in humans.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

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