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Research Article

Complex Inheritance of Melanoma and Pigmentation of Coat and Skin in Grey Horses

  • Ino Curik equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Ino Curik, Johann Sölkner

    icurik@agr.hr (IC); johann.soelkner@boku.ac.at(JS)

    Affiliation: Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

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  • Thomas Druml,

    Affiliation: Department of Sustainable Agricultural Systems, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

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  • Monika Seltenhammer,

    Affiliation: Department of Vascular Biology and Thrombosis Research, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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  • Elisabeth Sundström,

    Affiliation: Science for Life Laboratory, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Gerli Rosengren Pielberg,

    Affiliation: Science for Life Laboratory, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Leif Andersson,

    Affiliations: Science for Life Laboratory, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Johann Sölkner equal contributor mail

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Ino Curik, Johann Sölkner

    icurik@agr.hr (IC); johann.soelkner@boku.ac.at(JS)

    Affiliation: Department of Sustainable Agricultural Systems, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

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  • Published: February 07, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003248

About the Authors

Ino Curik
Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Thomas Druml, Johann Sölkner
Department of Sustainable Agricultural Systems, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
Monika Seltenhammer
Department of Vascular Biology and Thrombosis Research, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Elisabeth Sundström, Gerli Rosengren Pielberg, Leif Andersson
Science for Life Laboratory, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Leif Andersson
Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IC JS. Performed the experiments: MS IC JS TD ES GRP LA. Analyzed the data: TD IC JS. Wrote the paper: IC JS.