D-locus (dilution, allele d1)

The tested variant causes coat colour dilution. In black-coloured individuals of different breeds, the hair appears gray (blue). In Rhodesian Ridgebacks, dilution is manifested by cream-coloured hair compared to traditional red wheaten. The inheritance is autosomal recessive.

For breeds

Rhodesian Ridgeback,

Gene and mutation

MLPH, c.-22G>A

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47 €