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 Mouse fur color genes

I’ve been breeding mice for a while now (3 litters)
and want to understand the genes and what + what =
what babies.
If you have answers give em to me lol.



10/08/11  02:39pm

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  Message To: MissYouGeico   In reference to Message Id: 2239682


 Mouse fur color genes

if you know about genetics and punnett squares you can use this loci chart and figure it out.


The Gene Chart

A chart of major colour, markings and coat variety loci, genes and examples of varieties.

Locus Chr Gene Example of Variety
A locus
2
Ay - dominant Yellow. Dominates over all others, lethal whem homozygous. Red
Avy - viable Yellow Brindle
Ahvy - hypervariable Yellow Brindle
Aw - white-bellied Agouti Chinchilla some strains
A - agouti, wild type Agouti, agouti group
at - Tan belly. Tans
am - mottled agouti Brindle
a - nonagouti Black, black group
ae - extreme nonagouti (extreme) Black
B Locus 4 B - full colour

bc - cordovan Chocolate

b - brown Chocolate (light)
bt 15 bt - belted Belted
C locus 7 C - full colour


cch - chinchilla Chinchilla, Marten Sable, Fox


ce - extreme dilution Beige, Coffee, Bone when heterozygous with c


ch - himalayan Siameses, Himalayan when heterozygous with c


c - albinism PEW
Ca 15 Ca - Caracul (curly coat), straightens almost totally with age. Astrex (poor)


ca - normal coat
D locus 9 D - full colour
(Myo5a, myosin Va)
d - blue dilution Blue
E locus 8 E - full colour


e - recessive Yellow Red
fr 7 Fr - normal coat


fr - Frizzy (curly coat) Frizzie
go 5 Go - Normal coat


go - Angora-Y long hair


go - Angora long hair
hs ? Hs - no spotting


hs - head spot, greatly affected by modifiers
lhr 8 lgh - "long hair" lacks undercoat in adults on body, identifyable from 5 weeks onwards.
ln 1 Ln - full colour


ln - Leaden (gene that mimics the Blue dilution) "mock Blue"
Mo locus X Mobr - Brindle (sex-linked) Brindle


mo - no brindling
P locus 7 P - full colour


p - pink-eyed dilution
Pe 13 Pe - normal colour


pe - Pearl (dilutes yellow and black pigment, affects hair roots more)
Re 11 Re - Rex (curly coat) Astrex


re - normal coat
rst
?
rst - rosette Abessinian
Rw
Rw - Rumpwhite (lethal when homozygous) Rumpwhite
S locus 14 S - no white spotting


s - recessive white spotting piebald, Broken, Even
sa 13 Sa - normal coat


sa - satin coat Satin
si 10 Si - no silver ticking


si - silver ticking Silver Grey etc
U ? U - umbrous Sable
Va 3 Va - Varitint Waddler Tricolor
W locus 5 W - dominant white spotting, lethal when homozygous Variegated


Wsh - sash Banded


Wbd - banded Capped


+ - no white spotting



11/27/11  01:28pm

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  Message To: Weaverc12   In reference to Message Id: 2245446


 Mouse fur color genes

if that didnt help then this might
http://www.informatics.jax.org/wksilvers/frames/frame1-1.shtml



11/27/11  01:31pm


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