STEPHEN AUSMUS / US DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEPHEN AUSMUS / US DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
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Bovine disease genetics research. Geneticist (right) and technician using a gel imager to analyse genotypes of Red Angus cattle for osteopetrosis phenotypes. Osteopetrosis (marble bone disease) is an inherited disorder where the bones harden. Red Angus is a beef cattle breed of the domesticated cow (Bos primigenius). This research is being carried out by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the US Department of Agriculture. Photographed in the USA.
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