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New dataset in SND: Differences in metabolic profiles between the Burmese, the Maine Coon and the Birman cat – three breeds with varying risk for diabetes mellitus

Published: 12 April 2021

Results from analysis of blood samples from healthy cats of three breeds: Burmese, Birman and Maine coon, are included. A clinical examination was performed on the cats and information noted. Hormones were analysed in serum using immunological methods. Lipoproteins were analysed using HPLC (high performance liquid chromatography) and metabolomics using NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance) spectroscopy.

Researchers

Bodil Ström Holst – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Clinical Sciences

Malin Öhlund – Medical Products Agency 

Ali Moazzami – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Molecular Sciences

Elisabeth Mullner – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Molecular Sciences

Fredrick Anderson – Umeå university, Department of Medical Biosciences

More information and access to data

https://doi.org/10.5878/7qsz-6j80

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