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Coat (hair) Length II

Test number: 8397

Note
This mutation Coat Length II is only valid for Afghan Hound, Akita Inu, Alaskan Malamute, ChowChow, Eurasian, French Bulldog, Husky, Prager Rattler and Samoyed, however it is important to point out that these breeds should also be tested for Coat Length I which is valid for all dog breeds. One test will not give you the full status.
Breeds
Afghan , Akita Inu , Alaskan Malamute , Chow Chow , Eurasier , French Bull Dog , Huskies , Prager Rattler , Samoyed .
Description

One of the most obvious gross morphological differences among dogs of different breeds is the length of their hair. For the majority of registered dog breeds, the breed standard allows only one hair length. However, variable hair lengths are allowed by the standard for some breeds. Long-haired coat length is inherited a an autosomal recessiv trait, therefore dogs that are carriers of the long hair mutation will appear to be normal (short hair) themselves but will likely pass on the long-hair mutation 50% of the time.

This mutation Coat Length II is only valid for Afghan Hound, Akita Inu, Alaskan Malamute, ChowChow, Eurasian, Husky, Prager Rattler and Samoyed, however it is important to point out that these breeds should also be tested for Coat Length I which is valid for all dog breeds. One test will not give you the full status.

The DNA test allows to distinguish between 3 possible genotypes:

1. L/L Short Hair having 2 copies of the normal short-hair allele 'L'.

2. L/l Short Hair carrying the long hair mutation - carrier having 1 copy of the normal short-hair allele 'L' and 1 copy of the long-hair mutation 'l'.

3. l/l Long Hair having 2 copies of the long-hair mutation 'l'.

Short Hair (L) is dominant over Long Hair (l)

 
Further reading
Coat Colour Inheritance Chartshtml file
Sample Requirements
Whole blood in EDTA tube (0.5 - 1 ml) or Buccal Swabs. Whole blood in EDTA tube (0.5 - 1 ml) or Buccal swabs. .
Turnaround
1 - 2 weeks
Price
Number of Coat Colour Tests on the same dog Price (including VAT)
First Colour test £ 48.00
Each additional colour test on the same dog £ 24.00

To order:

  • Download Order Form from this link pdf

  • Complete the order form and send it together with your samples to the following address:

    Laboklin (UK),   125 Northenden Road, Manchester, M33 3HF

See Also:
Coat Colours: E-Locus E1 (yellow, lemon, red, cream and appricot)  
Coat Colour DNA bundle: Loci A + B + D1 + E1 + K  
Coat Colours: A-Locus Agouti ( fawn, sable, black and tan/tricolor, recessive black)  
Coat Colours: D-Locus D1 ( Dilution )  
Coat Colours: K- Locus  
Coat Colours: EM-Locus Melanistic Mask Allele (Em), E-Locus  
Curly Coat  
Furnishings and Improper Coat  
Coat Colour EG- Locus (domino, grizzle)  
Coat Colour: EH-locus (sable)  
Coat Colour: S-locus (piebald, spotted white)*  
Hairlessness  
Harlequin  
Saddle Tan  
Coat (hair) Length I  
Panda White Spotting  
C Locus (Albino)  
Coat Colour: D2 - Locus ( Dilution )  
D Locus D1 + D2 ( Dilution )  
Coat Length I + II ( Long or Shor Hair)  
Coat Colours: E-Locus E2 (Red / Yellow)  
M Locus * / Merle Gene / Dapple (merle / Cryptic Merle)  
Coat Colour: B Locus (Brown Coat Colour)  

 
 
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