Review: Camel Genomics and Therapeutic Products

"The unusual genetic makeup of the camel is the main reason behind its ability to survive under extreme environmental conditions. The camel genome harbors several unique variations which are being investigated for the treatment of several disorders. Various natural products from camels have also been tested and prescribed as adjunct therapy to control the progression of ailments."

Paper led by Amanat Ali, Department of Biology, College of Science, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Highlights

  • Camel Distribution
  • Popular Camel Breeds
  • Physiological Adaptation to Arid Conditions
  • Camel Genome
  • Genetic Adaptation to Arid Conditions
  • Role of Camel Genome in Economics, Dairy and Sports
  • Camel Immunogenetics
  • Camel Genome and Its Medicinal Potential

References

  1. Ali, A., Baby, B., & Vijayan, R. (2019). From Desert to Medicine: A Review of Camel Genomics and Therapeutic Products. Frontiers in Genetics,10. doi:10.3389/fgene.2019.00017

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