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Coat Colours: E-Locus E1 (yellow, lemon, red, cream and appricot)

Test number: 8018

E1

Breeds
Afghan , All Dog Breeds , Australian cattle dog , Australian Shepherd , Beagle , Border collie , Brittany Spaniel , Cardigan Welsh Corgi , Chow Chow , Cocker Spaniel , Dachshund , Dalmatian , Doberman Pinscher , English Cocker Spaniel , English Setter , English Springer Spaniel , Field Spaniel , Flatcoated Retriever , Foxhound , French Bull Dog , German Longhaired Pointer , German Shepherd , German Wirehaired Pointer , Gordon Setter , Koolie ( Australian Koolie ) , Labrador Retriever , Lowchen , Miniature Schnauzer , Pointer , Pomeranian , Poodle , Pudelpointer .
Description

The Coat Colours

As in other mammals, dogs appear to have two major types of pigment in their coat. The basic colours are either dark (brown or black) or yellow. The rich colour varieties seen among dog breeds are due to genes controlling the amount, extent, and distribution of these two colour pigments. In the Labrador- and Flatcoated retriever, three different coat colours are are currently acknowledged- black, brown or yellow.

Please note that in Australian Cattle Dog, anothermutation E Locus E2 is responsible for this coat colour and both E Locus E1 and E2 must be tested in this breed.

The Trait of Inheritance

The three alleles (forms) of this gene are black (E), melanistic mask (Em) and red (e). E and Em are dominant to e, therefore a dog must have 2 copies of e to be red / yellow.

The red/yellow coat colour (e) is inherited in an autosomal-recessive trait.he DNA test offers the detection of carriers which helps prediction of the colour of the offspring. The test does not detect the melanistic mask allele (Em).

 
Further reading
Coat Colour Inheritance Chartshtml file
Brittany Coat ColoursPDF 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 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  
Coat (hair) Length II  
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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