Long Hair Gene (Canine) Overview

Long Hair Gene (Canine)
US$ 75.00 RRP

Tests for coat type - length and density.  The FGF5 variation is autosomal recessive so two copies will express the FGF5 gene and that dog will have a long coat.

Category: Trait (Associated with Phenotype)

Gene: FGF5

Variant Detected: Base Substitution L > l (Point Mutation)

Severity: Scale 1 has a very low degree of severity. It is a trait and so is tested based on preference, not usually for health concerns.

Mode of Inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Test Overview: Determines canine hair length.

Research Citation(s):
Science. 2009 Oct; 326(5949):150-3. [PubMed: 19713490]
Anim Genet. 2013 Aug; 44(4):425-31. [PubMed: 23384345]
Anim Genet. 2006 Aug; 37(4):309-15. [PubMed: 16879338]

Associated Breed(s): Airedale Terrier,  Alaskan Malamute,  American Bulldog ,  Australian Cattle Dog,  Australian Silky Terrier,  Belgian Malinois Shepherd,  Belgian Tervueren Shepherd ,  Border Collie,  Bullmastiff,  Cairn Terrier,  Cardigan Welsh Corgi,  Cavalier King Charles Spaniel,  Chesapeake Bay Retriever ,  Chihuahua,  Chihuahua,  Chinese Crested,  Chow Chow,  Chow Chow,  Collie Rough,  Collie Smooth,  Dachshund ,  Miniature Dachshund Long Hair,  Miniature Dachshund Smooth Hair,  Dalmatian,  Dobermann,  German Shepherd Dog,  Giant Schnauzer,  Japanese Chin,  Kerry Blue Terrier,  Koolie ,  Labradoodle ,  Labrador Retriever,  Mastiff ,  Norfolk Terrier ,  Norwich Terrier,  Parson Russell Terrier,  Pembroke Welsh Corgi,  Pug,  Rottweiler ,  Saint Bernard ,  Saluki,  Samoyed,  Schipperke,  Scottish Deerhound,  Scottish Terrier ,  Shar Pei,  Shiba Inu,  Silky Terrier ,  Swedish Lapphund,  Weimaraner,  Cardigan Welsh Corgi,  West Highland White Terrier ,  Whippet ,  White Swiss Shepherd,  Yorkshire Terrier,  Hungarian Vizsla,  Japanese Shiba Inu,  French Bulldog,  Australian Cobberdog,  Australian Shepherd,  Boerboel,