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B Locus [TYRP1] (Australian Shepherd Type)

Test Overview:

B Locus Australian Shepherd test enables detection of b locus genes specific for Australian Shepherd and Miniature American Shepherd dog breed.

Category:

Trait (Associated with Phenotype)

Gene:

TYRP1

Variant Detected:

c.555T>G

Severity:

It is a trait and so is tested based on preference, not usually for health concerns.

Mode of Inheritance:

Autosomal Recessive

Research Citation(s):

Jancuskova T, Langevin M, Pekova S (2018): TYRP1:c.555T>G is a recurrent mutation found in Australian Shepherd and Miniature American Shepherd dogs. Animal Genetics DOI: 10.1111/age.12709

Associated Breed(s):

Australian Shepherd, Border Collie, Collie Rough, Collie Smooth,
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