GeneSeek offers test for Holstein Cholesterol Deficiency

LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. 16, 2016 — Following the recent discovery of the Holstein Haplotype for Cholesterol Deficiency (HCD), GeneSeek is now offering a test for confirmation of HCD.

HCD limits a Holstein calf’s ability to produce cholesterol and is generally fatal within months if homozygous (carrying two copies). Current research indicates that animals heterozygous for […]

GeneSeek launches improved version of its low density genomic profiler

Neogen’s GeneSeek division has released an improved version of its popular bovine genomic profiler, which has become a global standard in cattle genomics. Improvements include a significant upgrade of its gene marker content.

GeneSeek’s latest version of its Bovine GeneSeek® Genomic Profiler-LD chip (GGP Bovine LD v4) screens cattle DNA for approximately 42,000 markers, of […]