He may be able to save lives: the disease that claimed empire maker

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TapitsGal
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Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:31 pm

https://www.paulickreport.com/horse-car ... pire-maker

Article written by empire makers vets on cvid the disease that claimed him
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Starine
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Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:54 pm

I came here just to post about that article.

Really interesting and terrible that a horse's cells could stop producing antibodies with no identifiable triggers, particularly when they are as old as 19.
BorntoWin2
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Sat Jan 25, 2020 2:51 pm

I wonder if possible exposure to radiation while in Japan might have contributed to his condition? From the tsunami caused damage to the nuclear plant contamination episode?
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Sat Jan 25, 2020 4:58 pm

Here is a summary of a paper that was published by this group of scientists from Cornell, they appear to be the leaders in this area:

https://www.vet.cornell.edu/research-de ... vid-horses

And if that piqued your curiosity:

http://europepmc.org/article/PMC/4581901
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