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Furnishings (moustache and eyebrows)

General

Disease Name
Furnishings (moustache and eyebrows)
Mutation
167 bp insertion in 3'UTR region
Test Type
Other Genetic Traits
Details
Furnishings refers to the longer moustache and eyebrows seen in dogs with wire-hair and can also be seen in other breeds. Furnishings are a dominant trait, meaning that a dog only needs to have one copy of the furnishings gene to show that physical trait. Dogs that are heterozygous for the furnishings gene can pass on either the furnishings gene, or the non-furnishings gene to any offspring.
Details 2
Furnishings refers to the longer moustache and eyebrows seen in dogs with wire-hair and can also be seen in other breeds. Furnishings are a dominant trait, meaning that a dog only needs to have one copy of the furnishings gene to show that physical trait. Dogs that are heterozygous for the furnishings gene can pass on either the furnishings gene, or the non-furnishings gene to any offspring.
Published
Cadieu, E., Neff, M.W., Quignon, P., Walsh, K., Chase, K., Parker, H.G., Vonholdt, B.M., Rhue, A., Boyko, A., Byers, A., Wong, A., Mosher, D.S., Elkahloun, A.G., Spady, T.C., André, C., Lark, K.G., Cargill, M., Bustamante, C.D., Wayne, R.K., Ostrander, E.A. : Coat variation in the domestic dog is governed by variants in three genes. Science 326:150-3, 2009. Pubmed reference: 19713490. DOI: 10.1126/science.1177808.

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Breed-specific 1
Shorthaired Hungarian Vizslas
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