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Coat Colour, Grizzle

Breeds

Relevance Rating: The test is unknown, there is no evidence (i.e. research) available, or it has not been evaluated yet. These tests may or may not be meaningful for these breeds

General

Disease Name
Coat Colour, Grizzle
Mutation
c.233G>T
Mutation 2
p.G78V
Test Type
Other Genetic Traits
Details
Grizzle (also called domino) is a pattern of dark pigment (eumelanin) on the top surface of the head, body and tops of the legs; light pigment (pheomelanin) is present on the lower legs, undersides and up the face around the eyes. The distinctive face pattern is often referred to as a widow?s peak. A typical example can be found in the markings on Afghan Hounds.
Details 2
Grizzle (also called domino) is a pattern of dark pigment (eumelanin) on the top surface of the head, body and tops of the legs; light pigment (pheomelanin) is present on the lower legs, undersides and up the face around the eyes. The distinctive face pattern is often referred to as a widow?s peak. A typical example can be found in the markings on Afghan Hounds.
Published
Dreger, DL., Schmutz, SM. : A new mutation in MC1R explains a coat color phenotype in 2 "Old" breeds: Saluki and Afghan Hound. J Hered :, 2010. Pubmed reference: 20525767. DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esq061.

Breed Specific Info

Researched Breeds
Afghan Hound
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