Colortest AAgoutiCat

60,00

Tests turnaround : 3-6 days or Express 3 days
Breeds : Many breeds, see product description
Samples : Buccal swab, or Blood in EDTA tube, or Blood in dry tube

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SKU: colortest-a-agouti-cat Category:
A/A Homozygous for agouti
A/a Heterozygous for agouti
a/a Homozygous for non-agouti. Solid colored

What is the colortest AAgouti in the cat ?

The wild type allele is the allele A. This A allele is dominant to a allele. The A allele produce alternating bands of yellow and black color, ending with black tips in each individual hair. This is the similar coat color of a wild mouse or rabbit. This is also called “ticking”.

  • A/A– agouti banded hair –  hair with ticking
  • A/aagouti banded hairindividuals give the non-agouti allele to their descendants
  • a/auniform coat colour (solid colored)

The genotypes A/A and A/a enables the pattern of cat fur : ticked tabby, spotted tabby, mackerel tabby and blocked tabby. With the a/a genotypes the cat fur pattern does not appears.

Agouti hair

Type of sample

Here is the list of the different types of samples that are accepted for this test :
  • Buccal swab
  • Blood in EDTA tube
  • Blood in dry tube

Available breeds for the test : Colortest A - Agouti - Cat


The following breeds are recognized :
  • Abyssin
  • American Curl
  • American Shorthair
  • American Wirehair
  • Angora Turc
  • Asian
  • Autre Race
  • Balinais
  • Bengal
  • Bleu Russe
  • Bobtail Americain
  • Bobtail Des Kouriles
  • Bobtail Japonais
  • Bombay
  • British Longhair
  • British Shorthair
  • Burmese Americain
  • Burmese Anglais
  • Burmilla
  • Californian Rex
  • Californian Spangled
  • Ceylan
  • Chartreux
  • Chausie
  • Cornish Rex
  • Cymric
  • Devon Rex
  • Donskoy
  • Europeen
  • Exotic Shorthair
  • German Rex
  • Havana Brown
  • Highland Fold
  • Highland Straight
  • 35 other breeds are available. Display all these breeds.

Understanding results of the test : Colortest A - Agouti - Cat


A/A Homozygous for agouti
A/a Heterozygous for agouti
a/a Homozygous for non-agouti. Solid colored
Test name : Colortest A - Agouti - Cat
Gene Mutation : ASIP c.123_124delCA
Heredity : autosomal recessive (more information)
Penetrance : complete (more information)
Test resultColortest A - Agouti - Cat status (ASIP c.123_124delCA)Color (Phenotype)
N/NNo copy of the Colortest A - Agouti mutationAnimal is not Colortest A - Agouti - Cat
N/Colortest A - Agouti1 copy of the Colortest A - Agouti mutationAnimal is not Colortest A - Agouti - Cat
Colortest A - Agouti/Colortest A - Agouti2 copies of the Colortest A - Agouti mutationAnimal is Colortest A - Agouti - Cat

Cross table of the test : Colortest A - Agouti - Cat


Mother N/NMother N/Colortest A - AgoutiMother Colortest A - Agouti/Colortest A - Agouti
Father N/N100% N/N50% N/N
50% N/Colortest A - Agouti
100% N/Colortest A - Agouti
Father N/Colortest A - Agouti50% N/N
50% N/Colortest A - Agouti
25% N/N
50% N/Colortest A - Agouti
25% Colortest A - Agouti/Colortest A - Agouti
50% N/Colortest A - Agouti
50% Colortest A - Agouti/Colortest A - Agouti
Father Colortest A - Agouti/Colortest A - Agouti100% N/Colortest A - Agouti50% N/Colortest A - Agouti
50% Colortest A - Agouti/Colortest A - Agouti
100% Colortest A - Agouti/Colortest A - Agouti

Certificate example for the test : Colortest A - Agouti - Cat

Click on the example certificate below to open it.

certificate

References

Eizirik, E., N. Yuhki, W. E. Johnson, M. Menotti-Raymond, S. S. Hannah et al., 2003 Molecular genetics and evolution of melanism in the cat family. Curr. Biol. 13: 1-20.

Lyons, L. A., S. J. Bailey, K. C. Baysac, G.Byrns, C. A. Erdman et al., 2006 The Tabby cat locus maps to feline chromosome B1. Anim. Genet. 37: 383-386.

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