Distribution of prion protein alleles in Norwegian sheep breeds

This document complies of the results of a survey of the prion protein genotypes (PrnP) of the Norwegian breeds in accordance with EU Decision 2002 / 1003 / ED (Anon., 2002a).

The aim of the survey is to estimate the prevalence of the PrnP-alleles in each Norwegian sheep breed with special emphasis on the PrnP-allele: ARR, which is considered the most resistant allele to scrapie. 

Petter Hopp

Mobilnr: 4790261391
E-post: petter.hopp@vetinst.no

Mette Valheim

Veterinær, patolog, forsker
Mobilnr: +47 91720593
E-post: mette.valheim@vetinst.no

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