Release Date - Oct, 27, 2018
This book is published as a PDF file, with 110 pages and over 250 example photos.
Cost - $10/US
This includes any revisions that may be published in the future as any new genetic information becomes available.
Proceeds from the book go towards DNA testing already done and any future testing.
The file size is 25 MB so will be emailed through "WeTransfer".
There is also an option for ordering a USB drive.
The release of this book had been put off for several months
pending acceptance of a research manuscript submitted to PLOS ONE - an online
peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the "Public Library of Science."
This research paper was published on Sept, 20, 2018.
The paper was purposely submitted to a journal that is "open access", meaning that readers are not required to pay a monthly, yearly or a one time fee to view and download the paper. The paper may also be freely shared. This was done specifically to make this information readily available to all who are interested - not only to researchers but to owners and breeders, those who deal with the inheritance of Merle through generations of pedigrees.
The paper may be viewed by following the link provided below.
My book will expand upon information in the research paper, approached in a way that it is easy to understand and follow.
Langevin M, Synkova H, Jancuskova T, Pekova S (2018) PLoS ONE 13(9): e0198536. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0198536
Received: May 10, 2018; Accepted: August 9, 2018; Published: September 20, 2028
Copyright: © 2018 Langevin et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.