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AYLocus

  • AY/AY Dog has two copies of the gene responsible for fawn/sable coat color.
  • n/AY Dog has one copy of the gene responsible for fawn/sable coat color.
  • n/n Dog does not carry the gene responsible for fawn/sable coat color.
  • n/AYt Dog has one copy of the gene responsible for fawn/sable coat color.
  • AY/AYt Dog has two copies of the gene responsible for fawn/sable coat color.
  • AYt/AYt Dog has two copies of the gene responsible for fawn/sable coat color.

atLocus

  • At/At Dog has two copies of the tan points/tricolor gene.
  • n/At Dog has one copies of the tan points/tricolor gene.
  • n/n Dog does not carry the tan points/tricolor gene.

aLocus

  • a/a Dog has two copies of the gene responsible for recessive black coat.
  • n/a Dog has one copies of the gene responsible for recessive black coat.
  • n/n Dog does not carry the gene responsible for recessive black coat color.

Blocus

  • b/b Dog has two copies of the brown/chocolate gene. All black pigment will be modified to brown/chocolate pigmentation.
  • B/B Dog does not carry the brown allele, and can never pass on the gene for brown to future offspring.
  • B/b Dog carries a copy of the allele responsible for brown color and can potentially pass on that allele to the future offspring.

DLocus

  • d/d Dog is homozygous for the dilution gene. The dog will always pass on a copy of the dilution gene to any offspring.
  • D/D Dog is negative for the dilution gene.
  • D/d Dog carries the dilution gene but will appear full color.
  • D/d2 Dog carries one copy of the d2 coat color dilution mutation.
  • d/d2 Dog has one copy of the 'd' mutation and one copy of the 'd2' mutation, resulting in diluted coat pigmentation.
  • d2/d2 Dog has two copies of the d2 coat color dilution mutation.

Elocus

  • e/e The dog is yellow-based, and will always pass on a copy of the yellow allele to any offspring.
  • E/E Dog does not carry the gene responsible for yellow coat color. This dog will never pass on the allele for the yellow coat color.
  • E/e Dog carries the allele responsible for the yellow coat color and could pass on either allele to any offspring.
  • E/eW Dog carries one copy of the recessive white allele that restricts production of the black pigment. The dog can produce black pigment but can pass on the mutation to any offspring.
  • e/eW Dog carries one copy of the recessive yellow allele and one copy of the recessive white allele and can pass either allele on to the offspring.
  • eW/eW Dog carries two copies of the recessive white allele and will always pass on a copy of this allele to any offspring.

EMLocus

  • n/n Dog does not carry allele for melanistic mask.
  • EM/EM Dog has two copies of allele for melanistic mask.
  • n/EM Dog has one copy of the allele for melanistic mask.

Klocus

  • KB/KB Dog has two copies of the dominant black gene and will be seld-coloured. Dog will always have self-coloured offspring.
  • n/KB Dog has one copy of the dominant black gene, Dog is self-colored and can pass on that gene to any offspring.
  • n/n Dog does not have the dominant black gene and the color pattern is determined by the Agouti gene.

 

Slocus

  • N/N Negative: Dog is negative for MITF variant associated with parti-color in some breeds.
  • S/S Dog has two copies of the MITF variant associated with parti-color in some breeds.
  • N/S Dog has one copy of the MITF variant associated with parti-color in some breeds.