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Coat colour, brown, TYRP1-related in Felis catus.

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Specifications

Breeds

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Gene

Organ

specimen

Swab, Blood EDTA, Blood Heparin, Semen, Tissue

Mode of Inheritance

Chromosome

Also known as

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General information

Coat colour, brown, TYRP1-related in Felis catus. Brown coat colour phenotypes caused by mutations in tyrosinase-related protein-1 (TYRP1). Cinnamon (light brown), allele b1, nonsense (stop-gain) c.298C>T.

Clinical features

Brown, B, has a suggested allelic series, B > b > b1. The B allele is normal wild-type black coloration. Cats with the brown variation genotypes, bb or bb1, are supposedly phenotypically chocolate (aka chestnut) and the light brown genotype, b1b1, are supposedly phenotypically cinnamon (aka red).

Additional information

References

Pubmed ID: 16104383

Omia ID: 1249

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