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Coat Colour, Albinism, Oculocutaneous Type IV


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


Disease Name
Coat Colour, Albinism, Oculocutaneous Type IV
Mutation 2
Test Type
Other Genetic Traits
Responsible for "white" coat colour albanism in a number of breeds.
Winkler, P.A., Gornik, K.R., Ramsey, D.T., Dubielzig, R.R., Venta, P.J., Petersen-Jones, S.M., Bartoe, J.T. : A Partial Gene Deletion of SLC45A2 Causes Oculocutaneous Albinism in Doberman Pinscher Dogs. PLoS One 9:e92127, 2014. Pubmed reference: 24647637. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092127.

Breed Specific Info

Researched Breeds
Bull Mastiff, Doberman Pincher, Lhasa Apso, Pekingese, Pomeranian
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